in conflict

idiom

Definition of in conflict

1 : different in a way that prevents agreement They're in conflict over which car to buy. usually + withThe law is in conflict with the state's constitution.Her ideas were in direct conflict with those of her professor.
2 : in a struggle for power, property, etc. The two clans were in constant conflict (with one another).

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“In conflict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20conflict. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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