contrário


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Traduções principais
PortuguêsInglês
contrário adjcontrary, opposite, reverse adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (ao contrário)on the contrary, unlike preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
contrary adj (opposite)contrário adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The two men always seem to have contrary opinions.
unfavorable,
UK: unfavourable
adj
US (bad, adverse, negative)desfavorável, adverso, contrário adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Unfavourable weather conditions prevented the climbers from reaching the summit.
reverse n (opposite)contrário, oposto, inverso sm
 You believe the sun goes around the Earth, whereas the reverse is true.
opposite to prep (word, concept: antonym of) (antônimo de)oposto, contrário preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Up is opposite to down.
polar adj (directly opposed)contrário adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 They've taken polar positions on the issue of welfare.
converse n (opposite case)contrário sf
 If I believe one thing, she'll believe the converse.
 Se eu acredito em alguma coisa, ela vai acreditar no contrário.
converse adj (contrary, opposite)contrário adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Randy wasn't willing to listen to converse opinions.
the contrary n (opposite)contrário sm
 Some believe that scientific explanations destroy our appreciation of nature, but I have found the contrary to be true.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
opposite adj (contrary)contrário adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  oposto adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
opposite n (contrary thing or action)contrário, oposto sm
 Whatever he wants to do, she does the opposite.
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Formas compostas:
InglêsPortuguês
backward,
backwards
adv
figurative (towards previous state)em direção contrária, em sentido contrário loc adv
 Drake thought he was making progress, but suddenly he felt he was moving backward.
 Drake achou que estava melhorando, mas de repente sentiu que estava caminhando na direção contrária.
contrary to adj (opposed to)contrário a adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
differently adv (otherwise)de outro modo loc conj
  caso contrário loc conj
  senão conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 If things had turned out differently, we might never have met.
else adv (otherwise)caso contrário loc adv
 Say something useful or else stay quiet.
foul adj (sports play: unfair) (competição esportiva)contrário às regras expres
 The linesman called a foul throw.
headwind n (opposing air current)vento contrário loc sm
 The ship was sailing into a strong headwind and therefore could not go very fast.
if anything adv (on the contrary)muito pelo contrário loc adv
 Too tall? No, if anything she's too short to play goalie!
in reverse adv (backwards)ao contrário, de trás para frente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 She listed the names in reverse, not alphabetically.
inside out adv (the wrong way round) (do jeito errado)do avesso, ao contrário advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 That jumper's on inside out. I put my fur gloves on inside out; the fur is on the outside.
just the opposite adv informal (on the contrary) (informal)exatamente o oposto, justo o oposto
  exatamente o contrário
 You did just the opposite of what I advised.
on the contrary adv (not at all, quite the opposite) (de modo nenhum)ao contrário loc adv
 You think people can't change? On the contrary, they can!
opposite of prep (word, concept: antonym of) (palavra)antônimo de, contrário de preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Concerning politics, Joe's opinions were always the opposite of Mary's.
opposite to prep (antithesis of)contrário a, oposto a preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
other than that expr (apart from this, otherwise)tirando isso, caso contrário expres
otherwise adv (or else) (de outro modo)senão conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  caso contrário loc adv
  do contrário loc adv
 We should go to the cinema, otherwise we will be at home all night.
 Deveríamos ir ao cinema, senão ficaremos em casa a noite inteira.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Temos que obedecer a lei, caso contrário podemos ser presos.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Melhor esperarmos aqui, do contrário podemos nos perder.
otherwise adv (differently)ao contrário loc adv
  por outro lado loc adv
 While most of us went to the cinema, John and Amy did otherwise and went to a bar.
quite the contrary adv (not at all, the very opposite) (nem tanto, o extremo oposto)pelo contrário loc adv
  ao contrário loc adv
  o oposto disso loc adv
 It is believed that I am pro-union. Quite the contrary, I am actually pro-business.
take a stand v expr (maintain an opinion against opposition) (opinião contrária)opor-se vp
  ser contrário a vt + adj
 Are you going to take a stand against the government's crackdown on the press?
the other way around (US),
the other way round (UK)
adv
(reversed) (revertido)ao contrário loc adv
  virado ao contrário loc adv
to the contrary adv (indicating the opposite) (indicando o oposto)ao contrário loc adv
to the contrary adv (indicating the opposite) (indicando o oposto)ao contrário loc adv
unless noted otherwise adv (if the contrary is not stated)a menos que se indique o contrário loc
unlike prep (differently from) (diferentemente de)ao contrário de loc prep
 Unlike his father, he did not drink alcohol.
 Ao contrário do pai, ele não bebe álcool.
upside down,
upside-down
adv
(the wrong way up) (do lado errado)de cabeça para baixo loc adv
  ao contrário loc adv
 Did you know you've hung that painting upside down?
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