come into conflict
Definition of come into conflict
1 : to be different in a way that prevents agreement Unfortunately, their goals for the project came into conflict. —often + with There are cases in which these rules come into conflict with one another.
2 : to enter a situation in which there is a struggle for power, property, etc. —often + with groups coming into conflict with neighboring tribes
Word by Word Definitions
: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
: to reach a particular station in a series
: fight, battle, war
: competitive or opposing action of incompatibles : antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons)
: mental struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, wishes, or external or internal demands
: to contend in warfare
: to be different, opposed, or contradictory : to fail to be in agreement or accord
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