Meaning of contra

con•tra

Pronunciation: (kon'tru), [key]
— prep.
  1. against; in opposition or contrast to: Consider the problems of the teenager contra those of the adult.
—adv.
  1. contrariwise; on or to the contrary.

con•tra

Pronunciation: (kon'tru Sp. kôn'trä), [key]
— pl. -tras
  1. (often cap.) a member of a counterrevolutionary guerrilla group in Nicaragua.
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