por el contrario


por el contrario
por el contrario
on the contrary
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= by contrast, conversely, however, in contrast, instead, on the contrary, by way of contrast, to the contrary, quite the opposite, by comparison, contrariwise, quite the contrary, quite the reverse
Ex. By contrast, information-driven programmes have a totally different orientation being designed to produce personnel skilled in the application of IT to information problems.
Ex. Thus material are classified and grouped first by language and conversely, for example, poetry is scattered according to language.
Ex. However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information.
Ex. In contrast, the choice of a subject heading or notation presents many varied problems of interpretation.
Ex. In this case we find a tendency to ignore the author's identity as found in the document, and to prefer instead a real name to a pseudonym.
Ex. On the contrary, they are connoisseurs because they know their subject inside-out: the good, bad and indifferent.
Ex. By way of contrast, the great majority of the libraries grouped together as 'special' are very much twentieth century institutions, born and bred very often for the sole purpose of providing reference and information services.
Ex. To the contrary, in certain circumstances they are quite likely not to be matching relationships.
Ex. Quite the opposite, I would like to see them as basic reading for my students.
Ex. By comparison, airline passengers in the USA numbered 418 million, of whom 393 million were on domestic flights.
Ex. Contrariwise, variety is the spice of life.
Ex. It is not surprising, quite the contrary, that the war has at last been brought to our home waters.
Ex. In summer, conditions may be quite the reverse: the mountains shrouded in cloud by day and the valleys basking in warm, clear weather.
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= by contrast, conversely, however, in contrast, instead, on the contrary, by way of contrast, to the contrary, quite the opposite, by comparison, contrariwise, quite the contrary, quite the reverse

Ex: By contrast, information-driven programmes have a totally different orientation being designed to produce personnel skilled in the application of IT to information problems.

Ex: Thus material are classified and grouped first by language and conversely, for example, poetry is scattered according to language.
Ex: However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information.
Ex: In contrast, the choice of a subject heading or notation presents many varied problems of interpretation.
Ex: In this case we find a tendency to ignore the author's identity as found in the document, and to prefer instead a real name to a pseudonym.
Ex: On the contrary, they are connoisseurs because they know their subject inside-out: the good, bad and indifferent.
Ex: By way of contrast, the great majority of the libraries grouped together as 'special' are very much twentieth century institutions, born and bred very often for the sole purpose of providing reference and information services.
Ex: To the contrary, in certain circumstances they are quite likely not to be matching relationships.
Ex: Quite the opposite, I would like to see them as basic reading for my students.
Ex: By comparison, airline passengers in the USA numbered 418 million, of whom 393 million were on domestic flights.
Ex: Contrariwise, variety is the spice of life.
Ex: It is not surprising, quite the contrary, that the war has at last been brought to our home waters.
Ex: In summer, conditions may be quite the reverse: the mountains shrouded in cloud by day and the valleys basking in warm, clear weather.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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