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conflict



I - noun
1. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals) (Freq. 6)
- "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
Derivationally related forms:
battle (for: battle), struggle (for: struggle)
Hypernyms:
group action
Hyponyms:
class struggle, class war, class warfare, rebellion, insurrection,
revolt, rising, uprising, pacification, counterinsurgency, strife,
tug-of-war, turf war, fight, fighting, combat, scrap,
feud, war, warfare
2. opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings (Freq. 4)
- he was immobilized by conflict and indecision
Hypernyms:
ambivalence, ambivalency
3. a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war (Freq. 4)
- 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
Derivationally related forms:
engage (for: engagement), fight (for: fight), battle (for: battle)
Topics:
military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
Hypernyms:
military action, action
Hyponyms:
Armageddon, pitched battle, naval battle, combat, armed combat,
dogfight, assault
Instance Hyponyms:
Battle of Britain, Drogheda
Part Holonyms:
war, warfare
4. a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests (Freq. 2)
- his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post
- a conflict of loyalties
Hypernyms:
state
Hyponyms:
clash, friction, disagreement, dissension, dissonance
5. an incompatibility of dates or events (Freq. 2)
- he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings
Hypernyms:
incompatibility
6. 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
Hypernyms:
opposition, oppositeness
7. 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
Derivationally related forms:
differ (for: difference), disputatious (for: dispute), dispute (for: dispute)
Hypernyms:
disagreement
Hyponyms:
collision, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation,
disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing, gap, quarrel,
wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup

II - verb
1. be in conflict (Freq. 2)
- The two proposals conflict!
Hypernyms:
contrast, counterpoint
Hyponyms:
clash, jar, collide
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
2. go against, as of rules and laws (Freq. 1)
- He ran afoul of the law
- This behavior conflicts with our rules
Syn:
run afoul, infringe, contravene
Derivationally related forms:
contravention (for: contravene), infringement (for: infringe)
Hypernyms:
transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against,
breach, break
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s PP

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