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Synonyms for conflict

Synonyms for conflict

Synonyms for conflict

opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings

a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests

an incompatibility of dates or events

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

be in conflict

go against, as of rules and laws

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This political ontology sees transcendence through constant, often conflictive engagement rather than abject withdrawal.
It is this distance that allows Santiago Munoz to deal with the presence of concealed and camouflaged conflictive imperial patterns shaping our postcolonial present.
This is why Ranciere claims: "The police order constructs itself as that which no longer confronts legitimate conflictive instances [.
Therefore, the Ministry of Interior will find itself in a conflictive situation as Ministry of Interior officials cling to the idea of being the main controllers of all national issues.
The key technical challenge of the active engagement methods is to deal with conflictive requirements.
Then he considers how the complex nature of EU constitutionalism influences the cooperative or conflictive interactions of legal system actors.
Despite the intricate and conflictive process that led to the establishment of the Reserve, it becomes evident that the possibility exists to make compatible both of these aspects while protecting at the same time the natural richness of the environment and the wellbeing of the local population.
These goals create new and conflictive relations with the nation state, forcing it to recognize its territory as multicultural, plurinational, and decentralized, or to stem homogenizing efforts that lead to policies of ethnocide.
Lately, the IOA has failed to inform the IOC and OCA in due time of this conflictive issue on the applicable rules for the IOA elections, and in particular has not informed the IOC and OCA of the order from the Delhi High Court on 13 September 2012 by which the IOA is now saying that it is bound," the letter added.
He rightly notes Cervantes's famously ambiguous, conflictive, and conflicted relationship with lyric and dramatic poetry, citing the well-known lines from the Viaje del Parnaso: "Yo, que siempre trabajo y me desvelo / por parecer que tengo de poeta / la gracia que no quiso darme el cielo" (21).
to Mexico] and to stop Mexicans living in Mexico from leaving -- and that would take pressure off of one of the most conflictive topics in the Mexico-U.
A Reactive attitude type refects beliefs that Whites have unearned advantages and privileges in society while a Conflictive attitude type reflects beliefs that people of color unfairly benefit from governmental aid and programs.
In John Charles's brief but exquisite study, the complex and often conflictive interplay between the oral and the written is, indeed, the core issue that unfolds before us.
We want to explore in a comparative perspective the complex and conflictive articulation between how migrants are represented by themselves and by museum institutions.
That is, Jesus' designation of himself as a scapegoat in a highly conflictive Roman world eliminated the need to create a scapegoat (Wayne Nor they, 370-72).