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Definition of Conflict
ConflictConflict Con*flict", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Conflicted; p. pr.
& vb. n. Conflicting.] [L. conflictus, p. p. of confligere
to conflict (cf. conflictare); con- + fligere to strike; cf.
Gr. fli`bein, qli`bein, to press, L. flagrum whip.]
1. To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision;
to collide. --Shak.
Fire and water conflicting together. --Bacon.
2. To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or
opposition; to struggle.
A man would be content to . . . conflict with great
difficulties, in hopes of a mighty reward. --Abp.
3. To be in opposition; to be contradictory.
The laws of the United States and of the individual
States may, in some cases, conflict with each other.
Syn: To fight; contend; contest; resist; struggle; combat;
strive; battle. ConflictConflict Con"flict, n. [L. conflictus a striking together, fr.
confligere, -flictum, to strike together, to fight: cf. F.
conflit, formerly also conflict. See Conflict, v.]
1. A striking or dashing together; violent collision; as, a
conflict of elements or waves.
2. A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle;
As soon as he [Atterbury] was himself again, he
became eager for action and conflict. --Macaulay.
An irrepressible conflict between opposing and
enduring forces. --W. H.
Conflict of laws, that branch of jurisprudence which deals
with individual litigation claimed to be subject to the
conflicting laws of two or more states or nations; --
often used as synonymous with Private international law.
Syn: Contest; collision; struggle; combat; strife;
contention; battle; fight; encounter. See Contest.
Meaning of Conflict from wikipedia
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Conflict
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in the Mindanao region
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have been signed
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