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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdissensiondis‧sen‧sion /dɪˈsenʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]  ARGUEdisagreement among a group of peopledissension in/within/between/among This move sowed dissension within the party ranks. The Labour Party was torn by internal dissensions.
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dissensionAny dissension over transactions occurring before the treaty date would be decided by the president of the United States.Recent defeats had caused dissension in the army ranks.The most dissension may come from competing rivals for higher office.However, even here there are signs of dissension within the ranks.There was religious dissension in the holy city of Qom and disaffection in many of the tribal areas.Already, the dissension is limiting his flexibility in negotiations.The missionaries were not always aware of the dissension they sowed or of their part in the flowing of blood.Had they stood behind him, the General Staff would have suppressed the dissension within its own ranks.internal dissensionsUnti1 1939 the Labour Party was bedevilled by internal dissensions on this issue.
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