Meaning of “dissension” in the English Dictionary

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"dissension" in British English

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dissensionnoun [ U ]

uk /dɪˈsen.ʃən/ us /dɪˈsen.ʃən/ formal

arguments and disagreement, especially in an organization, group, political party, etc.:

There are signs of dissension within the ruling political party.

(Definition of “dissension” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dissension" in American English

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dissensionnoun [ U ]

us /dɪˈsen·ʃən/

strong disagreement, esp. within an organization:

There was a good deal of dissension within women’s rights organizations about setting political goals.

(Definition of “dissension” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)