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noun [countable]     contrarian pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    someone who often has the opposite opinion to most other people
  2. 2
    business someone who invests money in the opposite way to most other people, for example buying shares in companies that are doing badly, because they think that the situation will change

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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