per contra

per contra

per contra [per kon-truh; Latin per kohn-trah] Word Origin See more synonyms for per contra on adverb

  1. on the other hand; on the contrary.

Origin of per contra First recorded in 1545–55, per contra is from the Latin word per contrā Related Words for per contra notwithstanding, yet, nonetheless, withal, anyhow, but, despite, though, howbeit British Dictionary definitions for per contra per contra adverb

  1. on the contrary

Word Origin for per contra from Latin

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