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English definition of “clash”

clash

verb (FIGHT)    /klæʃ/
C2 [I usually + adv/prep] to fight or argue : Students clashed with police after demonstrations at five universities . The government and the opposition parties have clashed over the cuts in defence spending .Arguing and disagreeing [I] If two opinions , statements , or qualities clash, they are very different from each other: This latest statement from the White House clashes with important aspects of US foreign policy .Being and appearing different
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