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contra

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contra(
kan
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truh
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (opposed)
a. contra
I was confused during class because that lesson was contra everything I'd ever learned before.Me confundía durante la clase porque esa lección fue contra todo lo que había aprendido antes.
Contra
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (military)
a. la Contra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Although US involvement was banned by Congress, President Reagan continued to support the Contra movement.Aunque la participación de EEUU fue prohibida por el Congreso, el presidente Reagan siguió apoyando el movimiento de la Contra.
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