contradiction in terms

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Definition of contradiction in terms

: a phrase that contains words which have very different or opposite meanings I think "working vacation" is a contradiction in terms.

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“Contradiction in terms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contradiction%20in%20terms. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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