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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   us   /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.
(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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