#### Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

##### by Jerzy Trzeciak

## contrary

[to sth; *see also*: otherwise, contradiction

Suppose that, contrary to our claim,......

We now show that A is closed. Suppose that, on the contrary, there
is an x......

In the contrary case,......

There is no evidence to the contrary.

Hence F is bounded, contrary to assumption.

[Do not write: “Contrary to [5], our example is finite-dimensional'' if you mean: * In contrast to [5], our example is finite-dimensional.*]

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