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 (1936 film), an American boxing film starring John Wayne Conflict (1938 film), a French drama film directed by Léonide...
- current and actual conflicts must specifically disclose those conflicts, an unremarkable conclusion. If a client will not consent to a conflict and allow a lawyer...
- ongoing armed conflicts that are taking place around the world. This list of ongoing armed conflicts identifies present-day conflicts and the death toll...
- wars, conflicts, and military standoffs. A long-running dispute over Kashmir and cross-border terrorism have been the predominant cause of conflict between...
- genocide Communal conflicts in Nigeria Sudanese nomadic conflicts Oromo–Somali clashes Tuareg rebellions (multiple) Kurdish–Turkish conflict (1978–present)...
- The Arab–Israeli conflict involves political tension, military conflicts, and other disputes between Arab countries and Israel, which escalated during...
- leading to victory over South Vietnam in under two months. List of armed conflicts involving the United States Military history Timeline of United States...
- group members attempt to resolve group conflicts by actively communicating information about their conflicting motives or ideologies to the rest of group...
- 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"...
- insecurity and instability. The term has been commonly used for post-Soviet conflicts, but it has also often been applied to other perennial territorial disputes...