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Definition of Contra

Contra

  1. A Latin adverb and preposition, signifying against, contrary, in opposition, etc., entering as a prefix into the composition of many English words. Cf. Counter, adv. & pref.

Contra Quotations

There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government, would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?
Bianca Jagger

I have always been willing to admit when I made a mistake. I made a mistake in my understanding of the composition of the Contras, not on my opposition to the Contra war.
Bianca Jagger

But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies.
Jim Coleman

I did not know many of the details relevant to the Iran and contra initiatives.
Fawn Hall

More of 'The Bourne Identity''s script was taken from the events of the Iran Contra, which my father investigated for the Senate, than what was taken from Robert Ludlum's novel.
Doug Liman
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Contra Translations

contra in Hungarian is vele szemben, ellen, viszont

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