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Contra

Against; conflicting; opposite.

A contra-balance is the amount in an account of a creditor that is the opposite of the usual balance of such an account. It is an account receivable (a debt owed to the creditor) but with a credit balance (an amount owed to the debtor greater than what is owed to the creditor). The creditor therefore owes the debtor money, the opposite of the normal debtor-creditor relationship.

contra

adj. Latin for against or opposite to. This usage is usually found in legal writing in statements like: "The decision in the case of Hammerhead v. Nail is contra to the rule stated in Keeler v. Beach."

contra

adverb adverse to, against, con, contrarily, contrariwise, contrawise, conversely, counter, in conflict with, in contrast to, in opposition to, inversely, loathe to, on the contrary, on the other hand, opposed to, opposite, oppositely, otherwise, per contra, quite the contrary, to the contrary, vice versa, versus

contra

noun antipode, antithesis, antonym, converse, counter, extreme, inverse, obverse, offset, opposite, reverse, the other side

contra

preposition adverse to, against, at cross purroses, athwart, contrariwise, counter, in conflict with, in opposition to, opposed to, opposite to, over against, versus, vis-à-vis

contra

‘against’.

CONTRA. Over; against; opposite to anything: as, such a case lays down a certain principle; such other case, contra.

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Tambien se incluye en la legislacion vaticana las cuatro convenciones de Ginebra contra los crimenes de guerra, la convencion internacional sobre la eliminacion de cualquier forma de discriminacion racial, la convencion contra la tortura y los tratos inhumanos y degradantes, y la convencion de 1989 sobre los derechos del nino.
Conforme a los senalados criterios, CASSESE concluye que bajo la definicion de crimenes internacionales se ubican los crimenes de guerra, los crimenes contra la humanidad, el genocidio, la tortura como conducta autonoma, el crimen de agresion y algunas formas extremas de terrorismo seriamente patrocinadas o toleradas por los estados (3).
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In spite of the fact that stocks in this sector are under selling pressure, they could offer good long-term value, says the Tata Contra Fund senior manager.