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contradictory

adjective     /ˌkɒn.trəˈdɪk.tər.i/ US  /ˌkɑːn.trəˈdɪk.tɚ-/
C2 If two or more facts, pieces of advice, etc. are contradictory, they are very different from each other: I keep getting contradictory advice - some people tell me to keep it warm and some tell me to put ice on it.Denying and contradicting
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