a.1.Contradictory; inconsistent; opposing.
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As it is seen there are contradictional findings in the literature related to whether there is an exact relationship between understanding biotechnology scientifically and the attitudes about biotechnological (Chen & Raffan, 1999; Hill et al., 1998).
Henceforth, the contradictional reading of the negation, on which (19) expresses a denial of the preceding positive assertion, will be left aside (see Geurts 1998a on the difference between negation and denial).