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conflicts

noun
plural of conflict

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2 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups
  • an armed conflict between strikers and strikebreakers

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3 a state of armed violent struggle between states, nations, or groups
  • the United Nations strives to prevent international conflicts

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4 an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another
  • the eternal conflict between the forces of good and evil

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conflicts

verb
present tense third-person singular of conflict

Synonyms & Antonyms of conflicts (Entry 2 of 2)

to be out of harmony or agreement usually noticeably
  • his statement conflicts with the facts, as given in the police report

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“Conflicts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conflicts. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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