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strife

noun [U] uk   us   /straɪf/ formal
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.
Translations of “strife”
in Vietnamese sự xung đột, sự bất hòa…
in Spanish conflicto, lucha…
in Thai ความขัดแย้ง…
in Malaysian persengketaan…
in French conflit…
in German der Streit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衝突, 糾紛, 爭吵…
in Indonesian pertikaian…
in Russian конфликт, борьба…
in Turkish kavga, çekişme, mücadele…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冲突, 纠纷, 争吵…
in Polish niesnaski, spory…
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