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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] conflictus, past participle of confligere (to strike together), from com- (together) + fligere (to strike)

Pronunciation

Noun
Verb

Noun

Singular
conflict

Plural
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  1. A clash or disagreement, often violent, between two opposing groups or individuals.
    The conflict between the government and the rebels began three years ago.
  2. An incompatibility of two things that cannot be simultaneously fulfilled.
    She wanted to attend the meeting but there was a conflict in her schedule that day.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to conflict

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to conflict (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To be at odds (with); to disagree or be incompatible
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To overlap (with), as in a schedule.
    Your conference call conflicts with my conference call. You’ll have to reschedule.

Translations

References

  • "conflict" in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001

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