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turf war

noun [C]
 
 
a situation in which two or more people or organizations are in competition over an area of business or other activity: The company was damaged by constant turf wars between departments.
Translations of “turf war”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地盤之爭,地盤爭奪戰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地盘之争,地盘争夺战…
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