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Engelsk navneord: conflict

1. conflict (om handling) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph.
Police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle, struggle

Mindre specifikke termergroup action

Mere specifikke termerclass struggle, class war, class warfare, combat, counterinsurgency, feud, fight, fighting, insurrection, pacification, rebellion, revolt, rising, scrap, strife, tug-of-war, turf war, uprising, war, warfare

2. conflict (om fornemmelse) opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was immobilized by conflict and indecision.

Mindre specifikke termerambivalence, ambivalency

3. conflict (om handling) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGrant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga.
He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle, engagement, fight

Mindre specifikke termeraction, military action

Mere specifikke termerArmageddon, armed combat, assault, combat, dogfight, naval battle, pitched battle

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBattle of Britain, Drogheda

Omfatter disse overordnede termerwar, warfare

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

4. conflict (om tilstand) a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post.
A conflict of loyalties.

Mindre specifikke termerstate

Mere specifikke termerclash, clash, disagreement, dissension, dissonance, friction

5. conflict (om egenskab) an incompatibility of dates or events

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings.

Mindre specifikke termerincompatibility

6. conflict opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing.

Mindre specifikke termeroppositeness, opposition

7. conflict (om kommunikation) a disagreement or argument about something important

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a dispute with his wife.
There were irreconcilable differences.
The familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Mindre specifikke termerdisagreement

Mere specifikke termerarguing, argument, collision, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, dustup, gap, quarrel, row, run-in, tilt, words, wrangle

Engelsk udsagnsord: conflict

1. conflict (om tilstand) be in conflict

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe two proposals conflict!.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termercontrast, counterpoint

Mere specifikke termerclash, collide, jar

2. conflict (om adfærd) go against, as of rules and laws

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe ran afoul of the law.
This behavior conflicts with our rules.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contravene, infringe, run afoul

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbreach, break, go against, infract, offend, transgress, violate

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