contrapose

[ kon-truh-pohz ]
/ ˈkɒn trəˌpoʊz /

verb (used with object), con·tra·posed, con·tra·pos·ing.

to place in contraposition.

Origin of contrapose

1610–20; back formation from contraposed < Latin contrāpositus, past participle of contrāpōnere to place against, with -ed2 for Latin -itus past participle suffix
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