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disagreement

noun
     
dis‧a‧gree‧ment
1 [uncountable and countable] a situation in which people express different opinions about something and sometimes argue [≠ agreement]:
We've had a few disagreements, but we're still good friends.
disagreement about/over/as to/on
disagreements about who will be allowed to vote
disagreement among/between
There were disagreements among doctors about the best way to treat the disease.
disagreement with
Connor's disagreements with school administrators
be in disagreement (=disagree)
Scientists are in disagreement about the significance of the data.
2 [uncountable] differences between two statements, reports, numbers etc that ought to be similar [≠ agreement]
disagreement between
There is disagreement between these two estimates.

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