Conflict

fight, struggle

Conflict

The struggle between two or more actors leading to a climax.

conflict

[Noun] Opposition between people or forces.
Example: There was conflict between the teacher and the students, as the students wanted to leave the lesson early.
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conflict

[n] - a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests 2. [n] - opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot) 3. [n] - opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings 4. [n] - an incompatibility of dates or event...
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Conflict

Disagreement (which may be either functional or dysfunctional) leading to a power struggle.
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conflict

See resource conflict.
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Conflict

Con'flict noun [ Latin conflictus a striking together, from confligere , -flictum , to strike together, to fight: confer French conflit , formerly also conflict . See Conflict , v. ] 1. A striking or dashing together; violent ...
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Conflict

Con·flict' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Conflicted ; present participle & verbal noun Conflicting .] [ Latin conflictus , past participle of confligere to conflict (cf. conflictare ); con-...
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conflict

<psychology> The internal individual struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, or external and internal demands. In group interactions, competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons). ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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conflict

noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); `the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph`--Thomas Paine; `police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs`
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conflict

noun an incompatibility of dates or events; `he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings`
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conflict

noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings; `he was immobilized by conflict and indecision`
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conflict

noun opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot); `this form of conflict is essential to Mann`s writing`
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conflict

noun a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests; `his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post`; `a conflict of loyalties`
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conflict

verb be in conflict; `The two proposals conflict!`
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conflict

contravene verb go against, as of rules and laws; `He ran afoul of the law`; `This behavior conflicts with our rules`
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Conflict

• (v. i.) To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or opposition; to struggle. • (v. i.) To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide. • (v.) A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle; struggle; fighting. • (v. i.) To be in opposition; to be contradictory. • (v.) A striking or ...
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conflict

(from the article `social change`) Group conflict has often been viewed as a basic mechanism of social change, especially of those radical and sudden social transformations identified ... ...which an individual learns the culture of his group. Norms contribute to the functioning of the social system and are said to develop to meet ... ...
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conflict

in psychology, the arousal of two or more strong motives that cannot be solved together. A youngster, for example, may want to go to a dance to feel ... [2 related articles]
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conflict

The backbone on which a story, play, novel etc. is built. Conflict means struggle of ideas, persons, interests, values and so on. Usually a conflict develops by stages which can be analysed: a conflict arises, reaches a climax, and may be resolved at the end.
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Conflict

The psychological phenomenon of struggle between competing ideas, emotions or tendencies to action. J. F. Herbart (Lehrbuch der Psychologie, 1816) enunciated a doctrine of conflict of ideas in accordance with which ideas opposed to the mind's dominant ideas are submerged below the threshold of consciousness. The doctrine of conflict has been reviv....
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Conflict

In the story-line of a film, performing art or literature, the struggle that arises between two in opposition. The conflicts can arise between a single individual and their self, one individual and another, one person and a group, two groups, or two forces. Several of these conflicts can appear in the content of the same film as in Robert Redford's...
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Conflict

Conflict are a British-based anarchist organisation primarily directed by Colin Jerwood, mainly known for their musical statements. Conflict were formed in 1980, with an isolated approach to other sympathetic groups and individuals which contributed to their inactivity during the later 1990s. However, in 2000 Conflict once more became active and st...
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conflict

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′flikt Definitions: 1. Tension or stress experienced by an organism when satisfaction of a need, drive, motive, or wish is thwarted by the presence of other attractive or unattractive needs, drives, or motives.
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Conflict

[board game] Conflict is a military board game that was produced by Parker Brothers from about 1940 to about 1972. It had a large board divided into many small squares. The board was 24 squares by 24 squares. The squares representing land were colored two shades of brown. The squares representing the sea were colored two shades of blue. Art...
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