/ 5veErIEns; `vZrIEns/ n (idm 习语) at variance(with sb/sth) (fml 文) disagreeing or having a difference of opinion (with sb); in conflict (with sth) (与某人)意见不一, 有分歧; (与某事物)冲突, 矛盾: Jill and Sue are at variance (with each other) over/about their lodger. 吉尔和休在对待房客的问题上(彼此)意见不和. * set people at variance (among themselves), ie make them quarrel 使大家不睦 * This theory is at variance with the known facts. 这种理论与已知事实不符.