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conflict (n):
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
Samples
Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga.
he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement

Related Words: battleengagementfight
conflict (n):
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
Samples
the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph.
police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

Related Words: battlestruggle
conflict (n):
an incompatibility of dates or events
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he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings
conflict (n):
a disagreement or argument about something important
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he had a dispute with his wife.
there were irreconcilable differences.
the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats

Related Words: differencedispute
conflict (n):
opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
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he was immobilized by conflict and indecision
conflict (n):
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot)
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this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing
conflict (n):
a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests
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his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post.
a conflict of loyalties
conflict (v):
go against, as of rules and laws
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He ran afoul of the law.
This behavior conflicts with our rules

Related Words: contraveneinfringe
conflict (v):
be in conflict
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The two proposals conflict!
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Better to die with honor than live with shame

Onurlu ölmek, utangaç ile yaşamaktan yeğdir
It is more honorable to do the right thing even if you will be punished or have to die for it than to live as a coward or a liar


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