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to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

to fail to be in accord

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I am sorry to contradict my famous friend and colleague," said the Owl, "but as far as I'm concerned, I think that when the dead weep, it means they do not want to die.
It was not agreeable to think of any connection by marriage with such people as the Gleggs and the Pullets; but it was of no use to contradict Stephen when once he had set his mind on anything, and certainly there was no possible objection to Lucy in herself,--no one could help liking her.
And when Lucy came into the room again, they were once more unconstrained; Maggie could contradict Stephen, and laugh at him, and he could recommend to her consideration the example of that most charming heroine, Miss Sophia Western, who had a great "respect for the understandings of men.
This decision contradicts all international norms, contradicts the condition that it could be taken only after the final solution (of the Palestinian problem)," Jaghoub told Sputnik.
I think my counterpart Kazakh FM Kairat Abdrakhmanov contradicts to himself in his comments.
President Zeman, while stating in his letter that history should not be interpreted bypoliticans, and exposing the fact that politicians abuse history for their political interests, and that the past should first and foremost be analysed and interpreted by historians; contradicts his own words as he makes political assessments with regard to the events of 1915.
Fadl asked "explain to me how this contradicts the United Nation's objectives; and how this contradicts international law and it's binding articles; and how this contradicts the Doha agreement for peace in Darfur, for such a report to be presented and put the government of Sudan, through which it's citizens practice their sovereignty, on equal footing with an armed group that uses terrorism and violence as a means to achieve its political goals, and calls on and urges them both to find a peaceful solution.
He voiced regret that the Lebanese decision has been subject to the interests of regional and external powers and contradicts Arab national security and interest.
This campaign will be launched at the HPR and elsewhere to cancel this law which contradicts with the process of transitional justice enshrined in the new constitution, said Mongi Rahoui, MP from the Popular Front.
Regarding whether the decision is directed against the literature of the Muslim Brotherhood, Fahmy said: "Any book, irrespective of its author or publishing house, that contradicts the teachings of Islam, will be confiscated.
Article (2) cancels all that contravenes or contradicts the provisions of this Decree.
He argued that McCrory's order clarifies, rather than contradicts, the 2013 provision.
Paramount Pictures confirmed to AP that censors in the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain will not release the film because "it contradicts the teachings of Islam.
SOCPA has already consulted their legal advisors to check if any IFRS contradicts local regulations and Shariah/ Islamic law(s), and it was informed that no IFRS contradicts with aforesaid laws, based on initial studies).
Shaikh Abdullah slams the coward and treacherous act, which contradicts all religious values and humanitarian principles.