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noun [countable] clash pronunciation in American English /klæʃ/
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pluralclashes
  1. 1
    mainly journalism a fight or battle between two groups of people
    clash between: Yesterday saw violent clashes between police and protesters.
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  2. 2
    mainly journalism a very angry argument between two people or groups
    clash with: The head of the Federal Reserve faces a clash with business leaders tomorrow.
    clash between: a clash between the administration and the media
  3. 3
    mainly journalism an important game or competition between two teams or players
    clash with: Ewing will not be playing in Saturday’s clash with Miami.
  4. 4
    a situation in which two people or things are very different from each other so that they cannot exist together or work together
    clash of: a problem that has been caused by a clash of cultures
    a personality clash: Many bands break up because of personality clashes between musicians.

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