Examples of faction in a sentence
The committee soon split into factions.
<several factions within the environmental movement have joined forces to save this wilderness area>
Origin and Etymology of faction
Middle French & Latin; Middle French, from Latin faction-, factio act of making, faction — more at fashion
First Known Use: 1509
Definition of -faction
: making : -fication <petrifaction>
Origin and Etymology of -faction
Latin -faction-, -factio (as in satisfaction-, satisfactio satisfaction)
FACTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of faction for English Language Learners
: a group within a larger group that has different ideas and opinions than the rest of the group
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