Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak


[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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