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“feud” in British English

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feudnoun [ C ]

uk /fjuːd/ us /fjuːd/

an argument that has existed for a long time 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 over land

feudverb [ I ]

uk /fjuːd/ us /fjuːd/

to have a feud with someone:

They've been feuding with their neighbours for years over a boundary issue.

(Definition of “feud” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“feud” in American English

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feudnoun [ C ]

us /fjud/

an angry and sometimes violent argument that has continued for a long time between two people, families, or groups:

a feud between two influential families
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)

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