contradict, belie, negate(verb)
be in contradiction with
contradict, negate, contravene(verb)
deny the truth of
oppose, controvert, contradict(verb)
be resistant to
"The board opposed his motion"
prove negative; show to be false
To speak against; to forbid.
To deny the truth of (a statement or statements).
His testimony contradicts hers.
To make a statement denying the truth of the statement(s) made by (a person).
Everything he says contradicts me.
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It would be an injustice to judge someone based on an interview that's being used out of context, they're trying to contradict how John Wayne lived John Wayne life, and how John Wayne lived John Wayne life was who John Wayne was. So any discussion of removing John Wayne name from the airport should include the full picture of the life of John Wayne and not be based on a single outlier interview from half a century ago.
We are ready to approach in a flexible way the issues of a possible easing of the regime of sanctions under Security Council Resolution 1988 on the Taliban, if this does not contradict Afghanistan's national interests, no one is talking today about achieving a victory by military means over the Taliban, while the implementation of the national reconciliation policy would in practice mean their return to power.
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.
The majority of Muslims in every Muslim country, except a few- counted Muslims, neither understand the Quran nor follow that. However, they feel proud to be a Muslim, despite the killing, lying, cheating, abusing, cruelty, distinctions, injustice, inequality, and conspiracies against each other, they stay sacred than other nations. Factually, such deeds contradict and vitiate the real Islam of the final prophet Muhammad that should be.
Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
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- противореча, опровергавам, отричамBulgarian
- contradirCatalan, Valencian
- refrāgor, adversor, contrādīcō, īnfitiorLatin
- tātā, whakahorihoriMāori
- tegenspreken, weerleggenDutch
- motseie, motseiaNorwegian Nynorsk
- zaprzeczać, dementowaćPolish
- contradizer, desdizerPortuguese
- противоречить, перечитьRussian
- заперечувати, суперечитиUkrainian
- phủ nhậnVietnamese
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