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conflicting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconflictingcon‧flict‧ing /kənˈflɪktɪŋ/ ●○○ adjective  conflicting ideas, beliefs, opinions etc cannot exist together or both be trueconflicting opinions/demands/interests etc It can be difficult to balance the conflicting demands on our time. The scientific advice is conflicting.COLLOCATIONSnounsconflicting views/opinions/ideasThere are conflicting opinions on what causes the disease.conflicting interests (=different things that people, countries etc want or think are important)The two groups have conflicting interests.conflicting emotionsI left home with conflicting emotions of sadness and excitement.conflicting demands (=things that demand your attention)the conflicting demands of work and family lifeconflicting evidenceThe witnesses at the trial gave conflicting evidence.conflicting resultsScientific tests have produced conflicting results.conflicting informationThere’s a lot of conflicting information about what is best for you to eat.conflicting adviceI’ve seen two doctors and been given conflicting advice.conflicting reports/accountsWhen questioned, the boys gave conflicting accounts of what they were doing that night.conflicting theoriesThere are conflicting theories about the origin of the universe.From Longman Business Dictionaryconflictingcon‧flict‧ing /kənˈflɪktɪŋ/ adjective conflicting ideas, beliefs, or opinions are different from each other and cannot both be trueCustomers are being given conflicting advice by manufacturers.
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