Examples of strife in a Sentence
in order to avoid family strife, the children spend equal time during the holidays with both of their grandmothers
bitter strife between the two political factions
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But Sherman has been an active participant throughout Seattle's offseason program and Carroll downplayed any locker room strife.
During nearly two months of strife that left thousands dead, producers suspended filming and later completed it in New Mexico and Croatia.
The nation with Africa’s biggest crude reserves pumped as much as 1.6 million barrels a day before an uprising in 2011, and it was exempted from OPEC’s cuts due to internal strife.
But how will this show’s melodrama and cynicism fare in a year when political strife seems baked into the daily news cycle?
This is usually devastating natural disasters or civil strife.
At a time of great peril and promise, war and strife, we are blessed to have such a powerful reminder of man's potential for great evil, but also our capacity to rise up from tragedy and remake our world.
The talks among four delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing former King Mohammad Zaher Shah and two smaller exile groups are the most concerted effort yet to stop the strife that has plagued Afghanistan.
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STRIFE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of strife for English Language Learners
: very angry or violent disagreement between two or more people or groups
STRIFE Defined for Kids
Definition of strife for Students
: bitter and sometimes violent disagreement political strife
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