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"strife" in British English

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strifenoun [U]

uk   /straɪf/ 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.
(Definition of strife from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strife" in American English

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strifenoun [U]

us   /strɑɪf/
angry disagreement or violent actions: civil/ethnic/political strife He led the union through several years of labor strife.
(Definition of strife from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"strife" in Business English

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strifenoun [U]

uk   /straɪf/ us  
disagreements between groups of people: industrial/financial/political strife boardroom/internal strife
(Definition of strife from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strife”
in Spanish conflicto, lucha…
in Vietnamese sự xung đột, sự bất hòa…
in Malaysian persengketaan…
in Thai ความขัดแย้ง…
in French conflit…
in German der Streit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冲突, 纠纷, 争吵…
in Turkish kavga, çekişme, mücadele…
in Russian конфликт, борьба…
in Indonesian pertikaian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衝突, 糾紛, 爭吵…
in Polish niesnaski, spory…
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