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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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