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contradict

verb
 
 
/ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkt/
DIFFERENT [T] If two things that are said or written about something contradict each other, they are so different that they cannot both be true: His account of the accident contradicts the official government report.Denying and contradicting
DISAGREE [I, T] to say that what someone else has just said is wrong: He said we were all happy at work, and nobody dared to contradict him.Denying and contradicting
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