e contrario

Latin phrase
e con·​tra·​rio | \ ˌā-kȯn-ˈträr-ē-ˌō How to pronounce e contrario (audio) \

Definition of e contrario

: from the contrary : assuming the conditions not covered by the law in question

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“E contrario.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/e%20contrario. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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