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    conflict
    noun |?kän?flikt|
    a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one : the eternal conflict between the sexes | doctors often come into conflict with politicians.
    • a prolonged armed struggle : overseas conflicts.
    • an incompatibility between two or more opinions, principles, or interests : there was a conflict between his business and domestic life.
    • Psychology a condition in which a person experiences a clash of opposing wishes or needs.
    verb |k?n?flikt; ?kän?flikt| [ intrans. ]
    be incompatible or at variance; clash : parents' and children's interests sometimes conflict | those tournament dates would have conflicted with Memorial Day | [as adj. ] ( conflicting) there are conflicting accounts of what occurred.
    • [as adj. ] ( conflicted) having or showing confused and mutually inconsistent feelings : my feelings are so conflicted that I hardly know how to answer.
    DERIVATIVES
    conflictive |k?n?fliktiv; ?kän?flik-| adjective
    conflictual |k?n?flik ch o??l| adjective
    ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin conflict- ‘struck together, fought,’ from the verb confligere, from con- ‘together’ + fligere ‘to strike’ ; the noun is via Latin conflictus ‘a contest.’

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