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Definition 1: bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension - [noun denoting act]

(strife is a kind of ...) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

"the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph" "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

(... is a kind of strife ) actions counter to the main group activity

"political crosscurrents disrupted the conference"

(... is a kind of strife ) strife resulting from a lack of agreement

Definition 2: lack of agreement or harmony - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for strife in the sense of this definition

(strife is a kind of ...) a disturbance of the peace or of public order

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