Focus on the pronunciation of contradict
English definition of “contradict”
/ˌkɑn·trəˈdɪkt/ v [T]
› (of people) to state the opposite of what someone has said, or (of one fact or statement) to be so different from another fact or statement that one of them must be wrong: Her testimony contradicted the policeman’s testimony, and the jury had to decide who was telling the truth. contradictory
/ˌkɑn·trəˈdɪk·tə·ri/ adj › We received contradictory accounts about the success of the military campaign.