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Definitions of contra:
  • adverb:   contrary to something
  • noun:   (business) A deal to swap goods or services.
  • noun:   (politics, derogatory) A conservative; originally tied to Nicaraguan counter-revolutionaries.
  • noun:   (accounting) An entry (or account) that cancels another entry (or account).
  • noun:   (music, informal) Any of the musical instruments in the contrabass range, e.g. contrabassoon, contrabass clarinet or, especially, double bass.
  • noun:   (dance) A contra dance.
  • noun:   (obsolete, US, New England, dance) A country dance.
  • verb:   (accounting) To undo; to reverse.
  • noun:   A member of any of various rightist guerrilla groups violently opposing the socialist Sandinista government of Nicaragua and secretly funded by the United States government in the 1980s.

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