conflict collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkɒnflɪkt/

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1

angry disagreement between people or groups


Verbs frequently used with conflict
end a conflict: end, resolve, settle, solveThey provide advice and guidance to help staff work through and solve conflicts.avoid a conflict: avert, avoid, preventDavies emphasises how to avoid conflict and only deal with it when necessary.deal with a conflict: deal with, handle, manageHow good are you at handling conflict?cause a conflict: cause, create, lead toAvoid situations that cause conflict or anger.
2

fighting between countries or groups


Adjectives frequently used with conflict
armed, bitter, bloody, ethnic, military, ongoing, sectarian, violentThere are currently at least 300,000 children under the age of 18 participating in armed conflicts around the world.
Verbs frequently used with conflict
end a conflict: end, resolve, settle, solveReports the two sides had worked out a deal to end their decades-old conflict were false.avoid a conflict: avert, avoid, preventThe Council of Europe was set up after the Second World War to promote co-operation between European countries and help prevent further conflict.
3

a situation involving two opposing things


Adjectives frequently used with conflict
ideological, inherent, internal, irreconcilableThere was an irreconcilable conflict in the evidence.
 
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