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English definition of “conflict”

conflict

noun [C or U]     /ˈkɒn.flɪkt/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
B2 an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles: There was a lot of conflict between him and his father. It was an unpopular policy and caused a number of conflicts within the party. His outspoken views would frequently bring him into conflict with the president.Arguments and disagreements B2 fighting between two or more groups of people or countries: We wish to avoid conflict between our countries if at all possible.Fighting
(Definition of conflict noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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