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Definition of Conflict

Conflict
Conflict 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. Tillotson. 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. --Wheaton. Syn: To fight; contend; contest; resist; struggle; combat; strive; battle.
Conflict
Conflict 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; struggle; fighting. 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. Seward. 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

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- Conflict resolution is conceptualized as the methods and processes involved in facilitating the peaceful ending of conflict and retribution. Committed...
- Conflict resources are natural resources extracted in a conflict zone and sold to perpetuate the fighting. There is both statistical and anecdotal evidence...
- Conflict theories are perspectives in sociology and social psychology that emphasize a materialist interpretation of history, dialectical method of analysis...
- The Arab–Israeli conflict refers to the political tension, military conflicts and disputes between a number of Arab countries and Israel. The roots of...
- The Moro conflict is an insurgency in the Mindanao region of the Philippines. Due to marginalisation produced by continuous Resettlement Policy sustained...
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