English-German translation for "contradict"

"contradict" German translation

contradict
[k(ɒ)ntrəˈdikt]transitive verb | transitives Verb v/t

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  • (jemandem, einer Sache) widersprechen
    contradict declare to be wrong
    contradict declare to be wrong
  • (etwas) bestreiten
    contradict
    contradict
examples
  • his actions contradict his principles
    seine Taten stehen im Widerspruch zu seinen Prinzipien
    his actions contradict his principles
  • Widerspruch erheben gegen
    contradict protest against obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    contradict protest against obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
contradict
[k(ɒ)ntrəˈdikt]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i

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Ich will dem nicht widersprechen.
I have no wish to contradict that.
Source: Europarl
Hier möchte ich der Anmerkung von Kommissar Bolkestein ausdrücklich widersprechen.
On this, I want to expressly contradict Commissioner Bolkestein's remarks.
Source: Europarl
Das widerspricht unserem demokratischen Verständnis.
That contradicts our understanding of the word democracy.
Source: Europarl
Dieser Standpunkt widerspricht nicht der Erkenntnis, dass der Bestand vom Zusammenbruch bedroht ist.
This position does not contradict the perception that the stock is in danger of collapse.
Source: Europarl
Einige Änderungsanträge stehen im Widerspruch zu der unlängst angenommenen TSE-Verordnung.
Some proposed amendments contradict the regulation on TSEs which we have recently adopted.
Source: Europarl
Wie Herr Brie bereits sagte, widersprechen uns die Realitäten.
As Mr Brie has pointed out, reality contradicts us.
Source: Europarl
Auch dies wird durch die Tatsachen klar widerlegt.
The evidence, again, flatly contradicts this.
Source: News-Commentary
Politik besteht darin, sich zu wiederholen und sich zu widersprechen.
Politics involves repeating oneself and contradicting oneself.
Source: Europarl
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