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  • nounfight, warfare
  • noundisagreement, discord
  • verbbe at odds

synonyms for conflict

  • battle
  • clash
  • combat
  • competition
  • rivalry
  • strife
  • struggle
  • war
  • collision
  • contention
  • contest
  • emulation
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fracas
  • fray
  • set-to
  • striving
  • tug-of-war
See also synonyms for: conflicted / conflicting / conflicts
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antonyms for conflict

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  • peace
  • truce
  • agreement
  • calm
  • harmony
  • surrender
  • accord
  • concord
  • stability
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In immigration court, she claimed that she feared returning to Cameroon, a place that she has never called home, and where there is ongoing conflict between the state and anglophone separatists.
A WOMAN IN ICE DETENTION SAYS HER FALLOPIAN TUBE WAS REMOVED WITHOUT HER CONSENTNICOLE NAREASEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
Justice has repeatedly said his role as governor poses no conflict, and he wants nothing from the state for his businesses or his family.
THIS BILLIONAIRE GOVERNOR’S COAL COMPANY MIGHT GET A BIG BREAK FROM HIS OWN REGULATORSBY KEN WARD JR.SEPTEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
But, Liebman said, the logic that supported withholding documents doesn’t apply to the current fight because this one centers on allegations of conflicts of interest.
“COVER UP”: HOUSE DEMOCRATS SUBPOENA DOCUMENTS THAT NLRB REFUSED TO SHARE IN ETHICS INVESTIGATIONBY IAN MACDOUGALLSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
A conflict over which electors should count would only exacerbate those concerns.
WHAT IF TRUMP LOSES AND WON’T LEAVE?GEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)SEPTEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That does not necessarily suggest that Russia plans to expand or accelerate attacks, but it may indicate that the Kremlin sees the current intensive confrontation … as a prelude to an inevitable conflict.
SPY WARS: THE HIDDEN FOE AMERICA MUST DEFEAT TO SAVE ITS DEMOCRACYCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 13, 2020OZY
Instead, all that’s necessary might be confusion and conflict among one’s representations or thoughts about a group, regardless of whether those representations rise to full belief.
BELIEVING IN MONSTERS: DAVID LIVINGSTONE SMITH ON THE SUBHUMAN - FACTS SO ROMANTICERIC SCHWITZGEBELSEPTEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
It should rally like-minded states to advance a common vision for cyberspace, the Internet, and emerging technologies—one that reflects democratic values and helps to prevent conflict.
TRUMP’S TIKTOK BAN ISN’T ‘TOUGH ON CHINA’—IT’S ACTUALLY QUITE THE OPPOSITEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Whether lawmakers and regulators seek to break up Google and undo some of those acquisitions, adopt restrictions to prohibit the conflicts of interest, or go some other route, history’s lessons are pretty clear.
WHY WE DON’T NEED TO BREAK UP GOOGLEAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Where they are in conflict, we respect national law while seeking to respect the principles of internationally recognized human rights.
APPLE INTRODUCES NEW HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY AFTER CRITICISM OF CENSORSHIP IN CHINAGRADY MCGREGORSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
If not carefully managed, the global distribution of renewable energy in the future could be just as much a source for conflict as the distribution of fossil fuels today.
TURKEY’S PUSH FOR ENERGY SECURITY NEEDS MORE RENEWABLES THAN GASEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFLICT

  • battle
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contest
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fight
  • fighting
  • fray
  • skirmish
  • warfare
  • bad blood
  • conflict
  • family feud
  • feud
  • fight
  • grudge
  • vendetta
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