conversely
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. a la inversa
His relative youth could be his biggest asset or, conversely, his biggest disadvantage.Su relativa juventud podría ser su gran baza o, a la inversa, su mayor desventaja.
b. en cambio
Conversely, these same measures tend to work against small businesses.En cambio, estas mismas medidas suelen desfavorecer a la pequeña empresa.
c. por el contrario
Conversely, if they withdraw their offer, we stand to lose everything.Si, por el contrario, retiran su oferta, podríamos llegar a perderlo todo.
d. al contrario
I never heard him criticize anyone but, conversely, he seems to be criticized by everybody.Nunca lo escuché criticar a nadie pero, al contrario, parece que todo el mundo lo critica a él.
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