dissension Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “dissension” in the English Dictionary

"dissension" in British English

See all translations

dissensionnoun [U]

uk   us   /dɪˈsen.ʃən/ formal
arguments and ​disagreement, ​especially in an ​organization, ​group, ​politicalparty, etc.: There are ​signs of dissension within the ​rulingpoliticalparty.
(Definition of dissension from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dissension" in American English

See all translations

dissensionnoun [U]

 us   /dɪˈsen·ʃən/
strongdisagreement, esp. within an ​organization: There was a good ​deal of dissension within women’s ​rightsorganizations about setting ​politicalgoals.
(Definition of dissension from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dissension?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day