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feud

noun [C] uk   /fjuːd/ us  
an argument that has existed for a long time between two people or groups, causing a lot of anger or violence: a family feud a ten-year-old feud between the two countries a bitter feud over land

feud

verb [I] uk   /fjuːd/ us  
to have a feud with someone: They've been feuding with their neighbours for years over a boundary issue.
Translations of “feud”
in Spanish enemistad…
in French querelle…
in German die Fehde…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夙怨, 世仇, 長期爭鬥…
in Russian вражда…
in Turkish kan davası, bitmek bilmeyen husumet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夙怨, 世仇, 长期争斗…
in Polish waśń…
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