conflation

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conflation

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Combining or blending of two or more versions of a text; confusion or mixing up. Conflation algorithms are used in databases.

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Finally, Sandis holds that once we uncover the conflations and reject all theories, many problems and disputes simply disappear.
In "Black Nationalism and Black Common Sense," Wahneema Lubiano argues that conflations of black and patriarchal power become a form of black self-policing for the dominant white state, that they replicate white systems of power and oppression, that, as Misner concludes, "they think they have outfoxed the whiteman when in fact they imitate him" (306).
As the book progresses these conflations become more serious.
Edwards, with his perspectival conflations of franchise architecture, distills a landscape as American as Starbucks and AOL.