What does a conflict of interest mean?

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a con·flict of in·ter·est

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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'm building a wall. It's an inherent conflict of interest.

  2. There is no conflict of interest. I'm going to prosecute. I'm the Baltimore state's attorney. My district includes every city in Baltimore city. A number of crimes that take place in Baltimore city and unfortunately in the district we live. Where is the conflict?

  3. Concerns around the Trump administration are quite serious, but this has been stewing for several years, conflict of interest wasn't a new problem, but it was illuminated in its glory when you have someone who is basically breaking norms.

  4. 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.

  5. There would be an inherent conflict of interest if a specialty pharmacy is owned by someone making the drug, there could be pressure on the pharmacy to start patients on the drug, or continue patients on it, or not stop them.

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  • ניגוד אינטרסיםHebrew

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