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turf warnoun [C]

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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 ​turfwars between ​departments.
(Definition of turf war from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turf war”
in Chinese (Simplified) 地盘之争,地盘争夺战…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地盤之爭,地盤爭奪戰…
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