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Inconsistent

Reciprocally contradictory or repugnant.

Things are said to be inconsistent when they are contrary to each other to the extent that one implies the negation of the other. For example, a city ordinance might be inconsistent with a state statute; or two defenses to a crime, such as the defenses of alibi and Self-Defense, are inconsistent.

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(ii) The Panel did not find that Article 1 of the Several Opinions is inconsistent with Article XVI of the GATS, as the United States has not established that this measure imposes a limitation that falls within the scope of Article XVI:2(f), as claimed by the United States.
On inconsistent trials, stimuli with different valence functions shared a response key (i.e., spider- and romance-related words, and snake- and baby-related words).
That review found the council provided "inconsistent services" and said it was "uncertainly placed" to sustain and improve services.
It appears our inconsistent behaviour is partly explained by what our brain is doing when we are doing nothing."
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You can't assess us to be inconsistent. You have to give us a chance to be consistent.
"The action taken by the Kuwaiti Government is deeply disturbing as it is inconsistent with the assurances given by Kuwaiti Ambassador MusaedSaleh Ahmad Althwaikh during his meeting with Secretary Alan Cayetano in Manila on Tuesday," DFA said in a statement released early morning Thursday.
"I spoke with them about it (inconsistencies), I think we are inconsistent and we are inconsistent many times in our attitude, with our top five opponents we didn't lose any points for them.
A: An agent simultaneously being both opposed to x and being unopposed to x is a logically inconsistent state of affairs.
In its request for consultations under Article 21.5 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU), the EU said the challenged measures are inconsistent with various provisions under the WTO's Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994.
He should be playing at right-back instead of the inconsistent Joe Gomez.
"Apologies for the inconsistent food, although its hard to keep consistency on dishes that aren't even on the menu that you keeping ordering week in and week out.