Meaning of “conflict” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˈkɒnflɪkt/

B2 serious disagreement:

The Government was in conflict with the unions over pay.
The peasants often came into conflict with the landowners.

B2 fighting between groups or countries:

armed conflict

a situation in which two or more different things cannot easily exist together:

the conflict between science and religion
a conflict of interest

a situation where someone cannot make fair decisions because they are influenced by something

(Definition of “conflict noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)