contra


contra
con·tra 1 /'kän-trə/ prep [Latin]: in opposition or contrast to
contra 2 adj: placed or set in opposition
contra parties

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

contra
I adverb adverse to, against, con, contrarily, contrariwise, contrawise, conversely, counter, in conflict with, in contrast to, in opposition to, inversely, loathe to, on the contrary, on the other hand, opposed to, opposite, oppositely, otherwise, per contra, quite the contrary, to the contrary, vice versa, versus II noun antipode, antithesis, antonym, contrary, converse, counter, extreme, inverse, obverse, offset, opposite, reverse, the other side III preposition adverse to, against, at cross purposes, athwart, contrariwise, counter, in conflict with, in opposition to, opposed to, opposite to, over against, versus, vis-à-vis

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


contra
adj.
(Latin) Against.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


contra
'against'.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


contra
Latin for against or opposite to. This usage is usually found in legal writing in statements like: "The decision in the case of Hammerhead v. Nail is contra to the rule stated in Keeler v. Beach."
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


contra
adj. Latin
1 Against; in contradiction or opposition to; in answer or reply to.
See also precedent.
2 In legal citation, an indication to the reader that the cited authority supports a contrary position.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


contra
Against; conflicting; opposite.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


contra
I
Against; conflicting; opposite.
II Contrary to.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

contra
adj.
   Latin for "against" or "opposite to". This usage is usually found in legal writing in statements like: "The decision in the case of Hammerhead v. Nail is contra to the rule stated in Keeler v. Beach."

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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