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1 conflict /ˈkɑːnˌflɪkt/ noun
plural conflicts
1 conflict
/ˈkɑːnˌflɪkt/
noun
plural conflicts
Learner's definition of CONFLICT
: a struggle for power, property, etc.
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[noncount]
: strong disagreement between people, groups, etc., that results in often angry argument
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: a difference that prevents agreement : disagreement between ideas, feelings, etc.
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see also conflict of interest
[count] chiefly US : a situation in which you are unable to do something because there is something else you have already agreed to do at that same time

come into conflict

: to be different in a way that prevents agreement
often + with
: to enter a situation in which there is a struggle for power, property, etc. often + with

in conflict

: different in a way that prevents agreement
usually + with
: in a struggle for power, property, etc.
2 conflict /kənˈflɪkt/ verb
conflicts; conflicted; conflicting
2 conflict
/kənˈflɪkt/
verb
conflicts; conflicted; conflicting
Learner's definition of CONFLICT
[no object]
: to be different in a way that prevents agreement : to say or express opposite things
often + with
: to happen at the same time as something else usually + with

— conflicting

adjective
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