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  1. 1
     contrary pronunciation in British English /ˈkɒntrəri/ completely different or opposed to something else

    a contrary view/opinion

    contrary to:

    The introduction of such a tax would be contrary to our policy.

  2. 2
     contrary pronunciation in British English /kənˈtreəri/ someone who is contrary enjoys disagreeing with people and doing the opposite of what is expected or asked


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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