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I try to avoid conflict wherever possible.
The issue provoked conflicts between the press and the police.
She is in conflict with her employers over sick pay.
He and his ex-wife frequently came into conflict.
The management team is keen to resolve the conflict over wages.
There is a conflict between the two sides of his personality.
This is the American English definition of conflict. View British English definition of conflict.
a curved area at one end of a church
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