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"conflicting" in British English

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conflictingadjective

uk   us   /kənˈflɪk.tɪŋ/
Conflicting ​beliefs, ​needs, ​facts, etc. are different and ​opposing: conflicting ​opinions/​ideas/​advice We all ​work hard to ​handle the conflicting interests (= ​interests which are ​difficult to ​combine) of a ​career and a ​family. The ​juryheard conflicting evidence from three different ​witnesses.
(Definition of conflicting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conflicting" in Business English

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conflictingadjective [usually before noun]

uk   us   /kənˈflɪktɪŋ/
relating to beliefs, ​needs, facts, etc. that are different and ​opposing: conflicting account/report Two ​staffmembers 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 ​partnershipagreement 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.
(Definition of conflicting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conflicting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不一致的, 相矛盾的, 冲突的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不一致的, 相矛盾的, 衝突的…
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