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con•tra•dic•tion



Pronunciation: (kon"tru-dik'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of contradicting; gainsaying or opposition.
2. assertion of the contrary or opposite; denial.
3. a statement or proposition that contradicts or denies another or itself and is logically incongruous.
4. direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency.
5. a contradictory act, fact, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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