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contradiction

US [ˌkɑntrəˈdɪkʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkʃ(ə)n]
  • n.矛盾;反驳;驳斥
  • Web否认;不一致;抵触
Plural Form:contradictions  
contradiction
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n.
1.
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~ (between A and B)
(事实、看法、行动等的)不一致,矛盾,对立a lack of agreement between facts, opinions, actions, etc.
There is a contradiction between the two sets of figures.
这两组数据相互矛盾。
His public speeches are in direct contradiction to his personal lifestyle.
他的公开言论与他本人的生活方式恰恰相反。
How can we resolve this apparent contradiction?
我们怎样才能解决这个明显的矛盾呢?
2.
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反驳;驳斥the act of saying that sth that sb else has said is wrong or not true; an example of this
I think I can say, without fear of contradiction , that…
就算有人反驳,我也敢说…
Now you say you both left at ten─that's a contradiction of your last statement.
你现在说你们俩是十点钟离开的,这可和你上次的说法不一致。

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