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factionalism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfactionalismfac‧tion‧al‧is‧m /ˈfækʃənəlɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  disagreements between different groups within an organization
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factionalismEven while moving to the Left, trade-union activists remained hostile to Lenin's fierce factionalism.Larger groups were prone to intense factionalism.A similar scholarly consensus exists over the Nationalists' vastly greater success in dealing with internal factionalism.The other side of the coin has also persisted in the form of factionalism and intergroup conflict.Indeed, the inter-war years saw the continued decline of the Liberal Party and the persistence of factionalism.The attack on factionalism nevertheless was concentrated on the Democratic Platform.Because of user non-participation, factionalism and the failure of user committees, periodic group meetings were organised by staff.The committee's demise was generally attributed to factionalism and a lack of interest among other Contact users.
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