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discord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music, Colours & sounds
discorddis‧cord /ˈdɪskɔːd $ -ɔːrd/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable] formalDISAGREE disagreement or arguing between people 🔊 marital discord 🔊 discord within NATO2 [countable, uncountable]APMC an unpleasant sound made by a group of musical notes that do not go together wellharmony
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discordThere has always been discord over NATO's role in world conflict.The board prohibited the petition because it was controversial and would cause teachers to take opposing political positions, thereby creating discord.Even the deliberate discords were music to her ears.His parents evidently did not suffer from drunkenness, gluttony, or excesses of marital discord.Clearly, their ties to the place remained, and no discord or rivalry over it seeps into family correspondence.One has to be struck by the amount of discord in public discussion of family issues.Money is the single biggest cause of discord in marriage.The verdict has increased racial discord in the country.Also it promotes that holistic sense of the whole of life's experience being brought into harmony, including the discords.
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