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verb [transitive] contradict pronunciation in British English /ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecontradicting
past tensecontradicted
past participlecontradicted
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  1. 1
    to say that the opposite of what someone has said is true
    He didn’t dare contradict his parents.
  2. 2
    if one statement, piece of evidence, story etc contradicts another, they disagree and cannot both be true
    Her account of the accident contradicts that of the other driver.



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