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the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared

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Our decision making was poor and that was in direct contrast to a Motherwell side who played well.
According to the group, the orders announced at the recent Dubai Airshow reflect the supportive environment some state-owned foreign competitors experience with their own governments, which is often in direct contrast to the way the US government treats its own carriers.
In direct contrast to the party anthems, the gentler, low-key moments worked just as well, particularly the fragile Guns And Horses, a solo acoustic ballad that showed off that fantastic voice to its fullest, backed by a choir of almost 3000 fans.
Now, the British-educated crown prince, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, will likely begin the process of putting together a new government that may be in direct contrast to the old guard leaders across the Western-backed Gulf Arab states.
Employment prospects were revised downwards across all business sectors, in direct contrast to the increased optimism regarding unemployment.
This is in direct contrast to the Welsh and Scottish governments, which are planning to incorporate the Convention on the Rights of the Child into law.
The findings are in direct contrast to the flat demand for new staff experienced across the UK economy as a whole.
Almost in direct contrast to Mourinho's 'I love the players' stance, Vilas-Boas proclaimed: "We want the players to triumph as people and as social role models, if they do that they will triumph out on the pitch as well.
Speaking at a White House news conference, President Obama said, "I find it ironic that you' ve got the Iranian regime pretending to celebrate what happened in Egypt, when in fact they have acted in direct contrast to what happened in Egypt by gunning down and beating people who were trying to express themselves peacefully.
It was in direct contrast to the more inventive Llandovery backs for whom scrum-half Gareth James, centres AdamWarren and Matthew Jacobs plus full-back Howard Thomas had outstanding games.
The organisers have also been able to reduce the entry fee this year, in direct contrast to the trend in the rising cost of road race entry fees elsewhere.
The consensus all-property total return forecast for 2010 has been revised downwards, and in direct contrast to Q1 and Q2, the more recent forecasts suggest that downwards is the current direction of travel," it added.
It is in direct contrast to Wimbledon, where tennis officials will dismiss the World Cup by not showing any coverage anywhere on the grounds of SW19.
Conditions at The Rec - a crisp afternoon following morning sleet flurries - are set to be in direct contrast to the heat of Colorado last summer when they triumphed 49-22 in the Churchill Cup final, but that does not mean the result should be ignored.
Snax 24's fortunes are in direct contrast with rival Euro Garages, which posted a 24% increase in profits to [pounds sterling]9.