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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishriftrift /rΙͺft/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DISAGREEa situation in which two people or groups have had a serious disagreement and begun to dislike and not trust each other syn splitrift between/with πŸ”Š Party officials have denied that there is any rift between ministers.rift over πŸ”Š Today’s announcement could lead to a further rift over public spending. πŸ”Š He set out to heal the rifts in the party.2 DNa crack or narrow opening in a large mass of rock, cloud etc
Examples from the Corpus
riftβ€’ Care should be taken when dealing with loved ones as a rift could form if you are too argumentative.β€’ The family arguments finally caused a rift between the mother and daughter that has not yet healed.β€’ Crucially, a rift developed between a local strike leadership and the trade union's national officials.β€’ Viacom employees said they were surprised because they had no clues of any rift between Redstone and his top lieutenant.β€’ Joe's marriage caused a huge rift in the family.β€’ It took a good five years for the rift within the party to mend.β€’ The only preventive measure researchers can take is to concentrate on what is triggering quakes on the rifts that are turned on.β€’ He will not entertain questions about his 25-year rift with Dean Martin, who died recently.rift between/withβ€’ Viacom employees said they were surprised because they had no clues of any rift between Redstone and his top lieutenant.β€’ There is a great rift between us now.β€’ Strickland has wanted out since last season, when his rift with Carlesimo began.β€’ Hodge lamented the rift between the military government and the rightists after their earlier cooperation.β€’ The rift between conventional and complementary medicine has had many harmful effects.β€’ The rift between the two men was particularly painful since they had been so close at first.β€’ The rift between them is now so bitter, it is believed they will take the final step as soon as possible.β€’ He will not entertain questions about his 25-year rift with Dean Martin, who died recently.