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contrapose

[kon-truh-pohz] /ˈkɒn trəˌpoʊz/
verb (used with object), contraposed, contraposing.
1.
to place in contraposition.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; back formation from contraposed < Latin contrāpositus, past participle of contrāpōnere to place against, with -ed2 for Latin -itus past participle suffix
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