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Definition of contra- combining form from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    contra-

     combining form
    combining form
    NAmE//ˈkɑntrə//
     
     
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  1. 1(in nouns, verbs and adjectives) against; opposite contraflow contradict
  2. 2(in nouns) (music) having a pitch an octave below a contrabassoon
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