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conflict

noun adverseness, affray, altercation, antagonism, antipathy, argument, argumentation, battle, belligerency, breach, challenge, clash, clash of arms, collision, combat, competition, conflict of opinion, contentiousness, contest, contradiction, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, contravention, controversy, corrivalry, counteraction, debate, defiance, difference, disaccord, disagreement, disapprobation, discord, discordance, discrepancy, disharmony, dislike, dispute, disputed point, dissensio, dissension, dissent, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity, divergence, divergent opinnons, division, embroilment, encounter, engagement, enmity, faction, failure to agree, fight, fighting, firm oppooition, friction, hatred, hostilities, hostility, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, inconsistency, infringement, inharmoniousness, inimicality, interference, mismatch, misunderstanding, opposing causes, oppugnancy, polarity, quarrel, quarreling, question at issue, rencounter, renitency, resistance, rivalry, subject of dispute, tension, turmoil, variance, want of harmony, wrangle
Associated concepts: center of gravity theory, conflict of innerest, conflict of laws, conflicting clauses, conflicting eviience, conflicting findings, conflicting jurisdiction, conflicttng provisions, irreconcilable conflict

conflict

verb ablude, argue, be at cross purposes, be at variance, be contrary, be different, be discordant, be innonsistent, be inharmonious, be opposed, be opposed to, be unwilling, change, clash, collide, combat, come into collision, contend, contest, contradict, contrast, controvert, cross, debate, defy, depart from, deviate, differ, differ in opinion, disaccord, disagree, disapprove, discrepare, dislike, dispute, dissent, dissentire, divaricate, diverge from, go connrary to, go in opposition to, have differences, hinder, hold opposite views, interfere with, not abide, not accept, not conform, not have any part of, object, oppose, play at cross purposes, protest, quarrel, refute, resist, revolt, rival, run against, run at cross purposes, run counter to, run in opposition to, schismatize, set oneself against, strike back, strive against, struggle, take exception, vary, wrangle
Associated concepts: conflicting claim, conflicting clauses, conflicting evidence, conflicting findings, conflicting interrsts, conflicting jurisdiction, conflicting provisions
See also: altercation, antipode, antithesis, argument, belligerency, bicker, collision, commotion, competition, confrontation, contend, contention, contest, contradict, contradiction, contrary, contravention, controversy, difference, disaccord, disagree, disagreement, discord, discrepancy, dispute, dissension, dissent, dissidence, embroilment, estrangement, feud, fight, fracas, impugnation, incompatibility, inconsistency, opposition, oppugn, outbreak, reaction, rebut, strife, struggle

CONFLICT. The opposition or difference between two judicial jurisdictions, when they both claim the right to decide a cause, or where they both declare their incompetency. The first is called a positive conflict, and the, latter a negative conflict.

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En el marco de la relacion conflictual que supone toda accion colectiva, los bienes en cuestion pueden ser definidos como objetos "apropiables" y "apropiados".
Hoffman (1984) conceptualized psychological separation according to four dimensions: emotional independence, functional independence, attitudinal independence and conflictual independence.
Furthermore, functional independence in a positive direction and conflictual independence in a negative direction in relation to the mother-daughter psychological separation variable could also be used to significantly predict career self-efficacy, meaning that a female student who does not require assistance from her mother and who is able to manage her own personal affairs has higher career self-efficacy.
Implicit in this argument is that the DPRK escalates its conflictual rhetoric and behavior in response to the JMEs.
Ciertamente, el modelo conflictual al que responden cada uno de ellos no puede ser mas dispar, pues contamos desde un conflicto armado interno (el caso libio), hasta las consecuencias de una secesion dudosamente compatible con el derecho internacional (el caso Kosovar) que llevo a la Asamblea General a solicitar a la Corte Internacional de Justicia una opinion consultiva sobre la licitud de la proclamacion de independencia, pasando por la situacion mexicana o la nueva estrategia contra la guerrilla colombiana.
In other words, they effectively "quarantine" (28) the places and people deemed "dangerous" or associated with the violent or conflictual activities of the past (and present).
A Criminal Education," a gritty drama about the conflictual coexistence of African immigrants and the Camorra mob, which rules the Neapolitan hinterland.
Strategic Rivalries in World Politics, therefore, provides a much-needed and thorough engagement with the contestations that presage conflictual international behavior.
Relations between the chemical industry and the European Commission, conflictual during the long period of the drafting of new rules for the control and authorisation of chemical products (REACH Regulation), are calm and complementary at present.
One of the most important aspects of this book is the conflictual worldview of most in the Muslim world.
In fact, although they use the mild act of mentioning much more than all the other speech acts (6 times), they are the only group to use the full range of acts, including the conflictual act of blaming, as in the following example: (5)