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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cross-purpose(0.01107 detik)
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n : a contrary aim; “at cross-purposes” English → English (gcide)
cross-purpose \cross"-pur`pose\ (-p?r`p?s), n.
1. A counter or opposing purpose; a contrary aim; hence, that
which is inconsistent or contradictory. --Shaftesbury.
2. pl. A conversational game, in which questions and answers
are made so as to involve ludicrous combinations of ideas.
To be at cross-purposes, to misunderstand or to act counter
to one another without intending it; -- said of persons.