What does a conflict of interest mean?

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  1. "A Conflict of Interest" is the twelfth episode of the BBC comedy series Yes, Prime Minister and was first broadcast 31 December 1987.

Editors Contribution

  1. it is basically an action or an aim which is contrast to some other concern. in short we can say that when you have two interests/aims/concerns that are contrast to each other/found any contradiction between them

    In Pakistan a Minister cannot establish a personal business because it is a conflict of interest

    Submitted by anonymous on September 10, 2019  


  1. The numerical value of a conflict of interest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. The numerical value of a conflict of interest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of a conflict of interest in a Sentence

  1. I think pretty much everything the union does is political. I feel like being a public employee we shouldn't be bargaining with taxpayer money. There's an inherent conflict of interest.

  2. The model is broken because of the conflict of interest.

  3. I don't believe he should stay on the board of directors because of a real conflict of interest.

  4. PFOF raises serious investor protection concerns, pFOF causes a clear conflict of interest between the firm and its clients, because it incentivises the firm to choose the third party offering the highest payment, rather than the best possible outcome for its clients when executing their orders.

  5. Justice depends on the judge; the judge executes the law. The law is a process of the constitution approved by the ruling majority, which favours its interests; thus, the favour falls under a conflict of interest, and it is not justice. The conclusion is that nowhere exists a factual and transparent justice.

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  • ניגוד אינטרסיםHebrew

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