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at variance

Definition of at variance


  1. :  not in agreement <Their statements are at variance.> —usually + with <His current statements are completely at variance with his earlier position.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the fact, quality, or state of being variable or variant :  difference, variation

    :  the fact or state of being in disagreement :  dissension, dispute

    :  a disagreement between two parts of the same legal proceeding that must be consonant

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