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Definition of conflict
- Conflict n
- An open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs" [syn: {struggle}, {battle}]
- Opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings; "he was immobilized by conflict and indecision"
- A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement" [syn: {battle}, {fight}, {engagement}]
- A state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests; "his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post"; "a conflict of loyalties"
- An incompatibility of dates or events; "he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings"
- Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot); "this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing"
- A disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats" [syn: {dispute}, {difference}, {difference of opinion}] v
- Be in conflict; "The two proposals conflict!"
- Go against, as of rules and laws; "He ran afould of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules" [syn: {run afoul}, {infringe}, {contravene}]
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