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strife

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrifestrife /straɪf/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 PROBLEMtrouble between two or more people or groups syn conflictethnic/religious/civil etc strife 🔊 a time of political strife
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strifeAll current affairs in the whole world of lamentable war and strife needed to be weighed in this balance.Meanwhile, political and ethnic strife in Bosnia have steadily mounted in the run-up to nationwide elections there on September 14.eight years of ethnic strifeIts people are overburdened by religious riot, ethnic strife, corruption and the absence of social infrastructure.The Rockefeller episode vividly demonstrates the Republican appetite for strife.If pushed too hard at this critical moment he could impose emergency rule and provoke far greater strife.ethnic/religious/civil etc strifeMeanwhile, political and ethnic strife in Bosnia have steadily mounted in the run-up to nationwide elections there on September 14.Ethically, it is impossible to redistribute income intentionally in a developing country to see if civil strife erupts.They blamed the republic's nationalistic coalition government for the slide into civil strife.His final model of civil strife is depicted in Figure 5.1.After a week of civil strife, Jerusalem itself was captured by the rebels.For a considerable part of the intervening period there was recurrent civil strife between magnate and dynastic factions.Its people are overburdened by religious riot, ethnic strife, corruption and the absence of social infrastructure.But there were present all the ingredients of stasis, civil strife.
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