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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The ordinance set forth "confliction areas," defined as "areas identified within the Airport Area Overlay District where ground elevation plus the maximum height restriction under current zoning ...
When the 2007 hurricane season came to a dose at the end of November, storm forecasters at the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University must have felt some confliction over the events that occurred--or more specifically, the ones that didn't.
"Nonetheless, the JS41 crew had reacted promptly to the changing situation and the board decided that this had helped to resolve the confliction. "In view of the manoeuvres initiated by both pilots and the separation achieved, the board decided that normally accepted safety levels had been eroded."
Confliction involves predicting whether two aircraft will collide on their current paths or whether an aircraft will collide with terrain or weather.
did not see the confliction until it had passed and were only momentarily aware of it prior to the event via their on-board radar.