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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 par·a·dox /ˈpærəˌdɑks/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 par·a·dox /ˈpærəˌdɑks/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 悖論 詭論

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 par·a·dox n.; pl. paradoxes   A tenet or proposition contrary to received opinion; an assertion or sentiment seemingly contradictory, or opposed to common sense; that which in appearance or terms is absurd, but yet may be true in fact.
    A gloss there is to color that paradox, and make it appear in show not to be altogether unreasonable.   --Hooker.
    This was sometime a paradox, but now the time gives it proof.   --Shak.
 Hydrostatic paradox. See under Hydrostatic.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (logic) a self-contradiction; "`I always lie' is a paradox
          because if it is true it must be false"