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English noun: crosscurrent

1. crosscurrent (event) a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current


Synonymscountercurrent, rip, riptide, tide rip


Broader (hypernym)turbulence, turbulency

2. crosscurrent (act) actions counter to the main group activity


SamplesPolitical crosscurrents disrupted the conference.


Synonymscountercurrent


Broader (hypernym)strife









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