disagreement

noun dis·agree·ment \ ˌdis-ə-ˈgrē-mənt \
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of disagreement

1 : the act of disagreeing
2 a : the state of being at variance : disparity
b : quarrel

Examples of disagreement in a Sentence

  1. There's been a lot of disagreement about how best to spend the money.

  2. Several disagreements have yet to be resolved.

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First Known Use of disagreement

1501

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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DISAGREEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

disagreement

Definition of disagreement for English Language Learners

  • : failure to agree

  • : a difference of opinion : an argument caused by people having different opinions about something

  • : the state of being different or unalike


DISAGREEMENT Defined for Kids

disagreement

noun dis·agree·ment \ ˌdi-sə-ˈgrē-mənt \

Definition of disagreement for Students

1 : failure to agree
  • There was disagreement over what actually happened.
2 : argument 1


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