Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word kontra in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word kontra:

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[noun]  a vote against
[adjective]  negative; against; anti; con

Root: kontra
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This string is used much more frequently in formal content than casual content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kontra Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Nagprotesta ang mga kabataan kontra korupsiyón.
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The youth protested against corruption.
Nanalo ang Ginebra kontra San Miguel.
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Ginebra won against San Miguel.
Pinaigtíng ng pámahalaán ang kampanya kontra droga.
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The government intensified the campaign against drugs.
Hindî na silá maglulunsád ng pag-atake kontra mga rebelde
They will no longer attack the rebels.
Kontra ang mga mámamayán sa lockdown ng Kalakháng Mayni
The people are against Metro Manila's lockdown.

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Kontra sa diborsyo ang Simbahang Katolika.
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The Catholic Church is opposed to divorce.

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How to pronounce kontra:

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Related English Words:
conagainstnegativea vote againstanti
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