en contraposición a
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en contraposición a
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in comparison with)
a. in contrast to
Nuestra tasa de desempleo, en contraposición a la de Estados Unidos, es altísima.Our unemployment rate, in contrast to that of the US, is very high.
b. in contrast with
En contraposición a la del año pasado, esta primavera está siendo muy lluviosa.In contrast with last year's, this spring is very rainy.
c. compared to
En contraposición a sus canciones, los poemas son muy alegres.Compared to her songs, the poems are very cheerful.
d. as opposed to
Comprendo bien el acento americano, en contraposición al británico, que me cuesta mucho entender.I have no problem understanding the American accent, as opposed to the British accent, which I find very hard.
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