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clash

verb
 
 
/klæʃ/
FIGHT [I] to fight or argue: Government troops clashed with rebel soldiers. Many young people clash with their parents over what time they must be home at night.Arguing and disagreeingFighting
COLOUR [I] If colours or styles clash, they do not look good together: You can't wear pink lipstick - it clashes with your dress.Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
EVENT [I] UK If two events clash, they happen at the same time so that you cannot go to them both: Emma's party clashes with my brother's wedding.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
NOISE [I, T] to make a loud noise by hitting metal objects togetherSounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of clash verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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