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con·flict

noun

ˈkänˌflikt/

  1. 1.

    a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.

    “the eternal conflict between the sexes”

    synonyms: disputequarrelsquabbledisagreementdissensionclash;discord

    verb

    kənˈflikt,ˈkänˌflikt/

    1. 1.

      be incompatible or at variance; clash.

      “parents’ and children’s interests sometimes conflict”

      synonyms: clashbe incompatible, varybe at odds, be in conflict, differdivergedisagreecontrastcollide

      “their interests sometimes conflict”

      contradictoryincompatible,inconsistentirreconcilable,incongruouscontraryopposite,opposingantitheticalclashing,discordantdivergent;

      at odds

      “the two suspects gave conflicting stories”

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