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contrapose

[ kon-truh-pohz ]
/ 藞k蓲n tr蓹藢po蕣z /
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verb (used with object), con路tra路posed, con路tra路pos路ing.
to place in contraposition.
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Origin of contrapose

1610鈥20; back formation from contraposed<Latin contr膩positus, past participle of contr膩p艒nere to place against, with -ed2 for Latin -itus past participle suffix
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