There are 3 translations of contra in English:

contra1

prep

  • 2 2.1 [Fin] un cheque girado contra el Banco de Pando a check drawn on the Banco de Pando 2.2 [Com] (a cambio de) contra presentación/entrega de este vale on presentation/surrender of this voucher envíos contra reembolso parcels sent cash on delivery

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of contra in English:

contra2

f

  • 3 [Hist] [Pol] 3.1 (grupo) la contra the Contras (pl) 3.2
    (contra mf)
    (individuo) Contra rebel

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of contra in English:

contra3

m

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.