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English definition of “strife”

strife

noun [U] uk   /straɪf/ formal us  
violent or angry disagreement: What are the prospects for overcoming the strife between the Christian minority and Muslim majority? 20 years of civil strife have left the country's economy in ruins.Social order and disorder
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