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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: estrif, probably from estriver; STRIVE

strife

noun
     
strife [uncountable] formal
trouble between two or more people or groups [= conflict]
ethnic/religious/civil etc strife
a time of political strife

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