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contradiction

noun
 
 
/ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkʃən/
DIFFERENCE [C] a big difference between two things that are said or written about the same subject, or between what someone says and what they do: There is a clear contradiction between what she says and what she does.Denying and contradicting
WRONG [U] an act of saying that what someone has just said is wrongDenying and contradicting
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