feud Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"feud" in British English

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feudnoun [C]

uk   us   /fjuːd/
an ​argument that has ​existed for a ​longtime between two ​people or ​groups, ​causing a lot of ​anger or ​violence: a family feud a ten-year-old feud between the two ​countries a ​bitter feud overland

feudverb [I]

uk   us   /fjuːd/
to have a feud with someone: They've been feuding withtheirneighbours for ​years over a ​boundaryissue.
(Definition of feud from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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feudnoun [C]

 us   /fjud/
an ​angry and sometimes ​violentargument that has ​continued for a ​longtime between two ​people, ​families, or ​groups: a feud between two ​influentialfamilies fig. The ​mayor has a longstanding feud with the ​media.
feud
verb [I]  us   /fjud/
The two ​brothers have been feuding for ​years.
(Definition of feud from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feud”
in Spanish enemistad…
in Vietnamese mối thù truyền kiếp…
in Malaysian persengketaan…
in Thai ความอาฆาต…
in French querelle…
in German die Fehde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夙怨, 世仇, 长期争斗…
in Turkish kan davası, bitmek bilmeyen husumet…
in Russian вражда…
in Indonesian dendam kesumat, permusuhan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夙怨, 世仇, 長期爭鬥…
in Polish waśń…
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