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contradiction

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contradiction/ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪkʃən/noun
pluralcontradictions
contradiction
/ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪkʃən/
noun
pluralcontradictions
Learner's definition of CONTRADICTION  
: the act of saying something that is opposite or very different in meaning to something else
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: a difference or disagreement between two things which means that both cannot be true
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contradiction in terms

: a phrase that contains words which have very different or opposite meanings
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