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contrary

contra反对
ry
反对的→相反的

[ˈkɒntrərɪ]


【释义】

基本释义 adj. 相对立的

常考释义 adj.相反的;对立的

【变形】

复数:contraries    

adj. 相反的;对立的

【剑雅例句】

1. However, at exactly the same time as this new realization of the finitecharacter of health-care resources was sinking in, an awareness of a contrarykind was developing in Western societies: that people have a basic right tohealth-care as a necessary condition of a proper human life.(剑雅4-TEST4)

然而,就在人们意识到医疗资源的有限性的同时,西方国家也出现了一种相反的意识:医疗权作为生命的必要条件,是一项基本人权。

2. And although preliminary experimental evidence suggests that theirin-air vision is poor, the accuracy with which dolphins leap high to take smallfish out of a trainer’s hand provides anecdotalevidence to the contrary.(剑雅4-TEST1)

尽管初步试验表明它们在空气中的视觉较差,但是它们能够准确地跃出水面吃到饲养员抛出的小鱼,这反而表明试验的结论是不正确的。

adj. 逆向的;不利的

adj. (植物部位)成直角的【植】

adj. (一对命题)对立的,相反的【逻】

adj. 故意作对的;倔强任性的

n. 相反;相反的事物

n. 对立的一方;对立面

n. 反命题【逻】

n. to the contrary:意思相反的(地)

n. on the contrary:(与所说的)正相反;相反;反之

n. 恰恰相反

adv. 与…相反