appearances to the contrary

idiom

Definition of appearances to the contrary

: even though (something) does not appear to be so Appearances to the contrary, her company is very successful.

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“Appearances to the contrary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/appearances%20to%20the%20contrary. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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