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  1. paradox

    • IPA[ˈparədɒks]

    英式

    • n.
      a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true;a statement or proposition which, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems logically unacceptable or self-contradictory
    • noun: paradox, plural noun: paradoxes

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    • 1. a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true the uncertainty principle leads to all sorts of paradoxes, like the particles being in two places at once
    • a statement or proposition which, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems logically unacceptable or self-contradictory the liar paradox Parmenides was the original advocate of the philosophical power of paradox
    • a person or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities cathedrals face the paradox of having enormous wealth in treasures but huge annual expenses
    • n.
      the apparent paradox arising from relativity theory that if one of a pair of twins makes a long ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the apparent paradox arising from relativity theory that if one of a pair of twins makes a long ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the apparent paradox that if stars are distributed evenly throughout an infinite universe of ...

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    • n.
      the apparent paradox that if stars are distributed evenly throughout an infinite universe, the ...

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    • n.
      a logical paradox stated in terms of set theory, concerning the set of all sets that do not ...

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    • n.
      a logical paradox stated in terms of set theory, concerning the set of all sets that do not ...

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    • IPA[ˈperəˌdäks]

    美式

    • n.
      a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or ... in a paradox, he has discovered that stepping back from his job has increased the rewards he gleans from it

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  2. 知識+

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