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English definition of “conflicting”

conflicting

adjective [usually before noun]
 
 
/kənˈflɪktɪŋ/
relating to beliefs, needs, facts, etc. that are different and opposing: conflicting account/report Two staff members will often give quite conflicting accounts of what was said in a meeting.conflicting advice/data/information His time at business school developed his ability to reconcile conflicting data and differing points of view. In settling the terms of the partnership agreement there is often a need to strike a balance between the conflicting interests and aspirations of individuals and the firms of which they are members.
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