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conflict

con·flict

conflict

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: kn flIkt
inflections: conflicted, conflicting, conflicts
definition: to be in strong opposition to.
My opinion of the new mayor conflicted with my wife's.
synonyms:
differ, disagree
antonyms:
agree
similar words:
argue, dispute
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kan flIkt
definition 1: a strong difference of opinion.
There is a conflict between the workers and the management at that company.
antonyms:
agreement
similar words:
friction, opposition
definition 2: a fight, battle or war.
The conflict between the two countries caused the deaths of many people.
 
synonyms:
battle, war
antonyms:
peace
similar words:
fight, struggle
derivation: conflictingly (adv.)
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The word conflict contains the following part:
flic Latin root that means strike
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