Meaning of “conflicting” in the English Dictionary

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"conflicting" in British English

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conflictingadjective

uk /kənˈflɪk.tɪŋ/ 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 jury heard 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 /kənˈflɪktɪŋ/ us

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.

(Definition of “conflicting” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)