Definition of per contra in English:

per contra

Syllabification: per con·tra
Pronunciation: /pər ˈkäntrə
 
/

adverb

formal
On the other hand; on the contrary: he had worked very hard on the place; she, per contra, had little to do

noun

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The opposite side of an account or an assessment.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Italian.

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