Definition of Conflicts. Meaning of Conflicts. Synonyms of Conflicts

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Conflicts. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Conflicts and, of course, Conflicts synonyms and on the right images related to the word Conflicts.

Definition of Conflicts

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 Conflicts from wikipedia

- Conflict may refer to: Conflict (process), the general pattern of groups dealing with disparate ideas Group conflict, conflict between groups Intragroup...
- ongoing armed conflicts that are taking place around the world and continue to result in violence. This list of ongoing armed conflicts is for the sole...
- their duties to monitor their conflict of interest exposure and to ****ist in obtaining waivers. More generally, conflicts of interest can be defined as...
- International Development and Conflict Management's "Peace and Conflict" study indicated the overall decline in conflicts had stalled. Human history had...
- itself never escalated into direct confrontation, there were a number of conflicts related to the Cold War around the globe, spanning the entirety of the...
- secessionist and separatist conflicts, major episodes of national violence (riots, m****acres, etc.), and global conflicts in which Africa was a theatre...
- ongoing armed conflicts List of conflicts by duration List of conflicts in North America List of conflicts in the United States List of conflicts in Canada...
- and conflicts in Asia, particularly East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Russia. For a list of conflicts in Southwest Asia, see List of conflicts in...
- Oman in the south. Conflicts are separate incidents with at least 100 casualties, and are listed by total deaths, including sub-conflicts. The term "modern"...
- involved in a number of wars, conflicts and military stand-offs. The Kashmir issue has been the main cause of all major conflicts between the two countries...
Loading...