per contra

adverb per con·tra \(ˌ)pər-ˈkän-trə\

Definition of PER CONTRA

a :  on the contrary
b :  by way of contrast
:  as an offset

Origin of PER CONTRA

Italian, by the opposite side (of the ledger)
First Known Use: 1554


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