contrapposto /kontra'p:osto/ [part. pass. di contrapporre ].
■ agg. [che è in opposizione logica, ideale: caratteri, principi c. ] ▶◀ antitetico, contrastante, opposto. ◀▶ coincidente, concorde.
■ s.m., non com.
1. [cosa o persona che si contrappone ad altra: Mario è il c. di suo fratello ] ▶◀ antitesi, contrario, opposto.
2. [contrasto fra cose o persone] ▶◀ e ◀▶ [➨ contrapposizione (1)].
▲ Locuz. prep.: non com., per contrapposto ▶◀ al contrario, all'opposto, di contro, (lett.) di converso, in opposizione, invece, per converso.

Enciclopedia Italiana. 2013.

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