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self-contradictory

adjective uk   /ˌselfˌkɒn.trəˈdɪk.tər.i/  us   /-ˌkɑːn.trəˈdɪk.tɔːr.i/ formal
expressing one thing that is the opposite of another thing that was already said; saying two things that cannot both be correct: He is described as a Texas oil millionaire and environmentalist, which might appear to be self-contradictory.
Translations of “self-contradictory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自相矛盾的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自相矛盾的…
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