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confusion

noun uk   /kənˈfjuː.ʒən/ us  
B2 [C or U] a situation in which people do not understand what is happening, what they should do or who someone or something is: There seems to be some confusion over who is actually giving the talk. To avoid confusion, the twins never wore the same clothes. B2 [U] a situation, often with a lot of activity and noise, in which people do not know what to do: In the confusion after the bomb blast, I lost my bag and wasn't able to stop and look for it.
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