conflict
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conflict(
kan
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flihkt
,
kuhn
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flihkt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (strong disagreement)
a. el conflicto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The conflict between the couple ended in divorce.El conflicto entre la pareja terminó en divorcio.
2. (struggle for power)
a. el conflicto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ongoing armed conflicts have exacerbated the country's economic crisis.Los conflictos armados continuos han exacerbado la crisis económica del país.
3. (discrepancy)
a. la discrepancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The scientific community has not been able to solve the conflict between the two theories.La comunidad científica no ha podido resolver la discrepancia entre las dos teorías.
4. (overlap)
a. el compromiso previo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A conflict prevented me from attending the meeting with the new teacher.Un compromiso previo me impidió asistir a la reunión con la nueva profesora.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to disagree)
a. discrepar
My religious beliefs conflict with yours.Mis creencias religiosas discrepan de las tuyas.
b. estar en conflicto
This suggestion conflicts with the original plan.Esta sugerencia está en conflicto con el plan original.
c. estar reñido
The company's financial interests conflict with the best interests of their customers.Los intereses financieros de la empresa están reñidos con los mejores intereses de sus clientes.
d. chocar
Hugo's public statement conflicts with what is reflected in the official documents.La declaración pública de Hugo choca con lo que se refleja en los documentos oficiales.
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conflict
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el conflicto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to come into conflict withentrar en conflicto con
a conflict of interestsun conflicto de intereses
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (evidence, reports)
a. chocar
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conflict
noun
[ˈkɒnflɪkt] conflicto (m)
to be in conflict with sth/sb estar en conflicto con algo/algn; the theories are in conflict las teorías están en conflicto or se contradicen; to come into conflict with entrar en conflicto con; conflict of interests conflicto (m) de intereses; incompatibilidad (f) (de intereses); conflict of evidence contradicción (f) de testimonios
intransitive verb
[kənˈflɪkt] [+ideas, evidence, statements etc] estar reñido;with con; [+interests] estar en conflicto;with con
that conflicts with what he told me eso contradice lo que me dijo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "conflict"
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armed conflict
conflicto armado
internal conflict
el conflicto interno
conflict of interest
conflicto de intereses
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