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They appeared unaware of the contradictions in their argument.
He sees no contradiction between his religious beliefs and his membership of the party.
Their short-term priorities are in direct contradiction to their long-term goals (=completely opposite to them).
"Fair taxes," a contradiction in terms if ever there was one.
I think I can say, without fear of contradiction, that tonight has been a real success.
This is the American English definition of contradiction. View British English definition of contradiction.