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discord

noun [U] (DISAGREEMENT)    /ˈdɪs.kɔːd/ US  /-kɔːrd/ formal
the state of not agreeing or sharing opinions: marital discord A note of discord has crept into relations between the two countries. → Compare concordArguments and disagreements
(Definition of discord noun (DISAGREEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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