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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).
This is the British English definition of contradiction. View American English definition of contradiction.
a curved area at one end of a church