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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.

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However, investigations of [10] show important effects on the health of children due to the conflictive relationships of the ex-partners.
Conflictive populist communication describes situations in which out-groups (the elite, foreigners) threaten the well-being of the individual and frame this as an offense against the so-called pure people.
Our adaptations to this ancient world created conflictive dispositions, which are now the root of our dysfunctional nature.
Such political ethnicity discourses that unleashed a highly conflictive potential in the transition era (especially in KwaZulu-Natal) do not feature in the study.
Destructive conflicts, furthermore, may involve abrupt withdrawal during the conflictive interaction, causing the interaction's obstruction, threats to the stability of the family (for example, threatening to separate or leave home) and arguments over topics related to the child (Coln, Jordan, & Mercer, 2013; Cummings et al., 2016).
But the EU has clearly demonstrated that its incidence can be reduced by exponentially increasing the opportunity cost of conflictive dynamics.
"It's won back what I believe football is, linking effectiveness with beauty and winning games, and showing that these things aren't conflictive."
Israel sees its enemies creating a new 'hot border' in Syria alongside its conflictive frontier with Lebanon.
The book is written for individuals who lack a model for equal partnership, as well as couples who need to remodel a conflictive situation into a working relationship.
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