per contra

[per kon-truh; Latin per kohn-trah]
on the other hand; on the contrary.

1545–55; < Latin per contrā Unabridged
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per contra (ˈpɜː ˈkɒntrə)
on the contrary
[from Latin]

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Example sentences
Per contra, if you break your heart in an endeavor to make yourself fully and precisely understood, you may not.
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