- n. 冲突；战斗；矛盾；斗争
- vi. 冲突；抵触；争执
- [C]战斗,斗争 struggle; fight
- [C][U]冲突,抵触,争论 serious disagreement; opposition; argument
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"
opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings;
"he was immobilized by conflict and indecision"
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war;
"Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"
"he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests;
"his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post"
"a conflict of loyalties"
an incompatibility of dates or events;
"he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings"
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot);
"this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing"
a disagreement or argument about something important;
"he had a dispute with his wife"
"there were irreconcilable differences"
"the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
be in conflict;
"The two proposals conflict!"
go against, as of rules and laws;
"He ran afoul of the law"
"This behavior conflicts with our rules"
- Both sides suffered heavy casualties in the border armed conflict.
- He was wounded in the conflict.
- This is an irreconcilable conflict.
- He's got involved in a political conflict he can't extricate himself from.
- Your interests conflict with mine.
- The hours of those two exams conflict.
- John often comes into conflict with his boss.
- A careless move may well trigger an all new debate and conflict.
- This is a serious dispute, and could lead to armed conflict.
- It is not surprising that such a view has led to very considerable conflict.
- bloody conflict 流血冲突
- conventional conflict 常规战争
- domestic conflict 内讧
- political conflict 政治分歧
- armed conflict 武装冲突
- class conflict 阶级对抗
At every point..the opposing causes came into conflict.出自： W. S. Churchill
The conflict between successive generations is part of the law of life.出自： John Brooke
Many Americans persisted in thinking of the Vietnamese conflict as a civil war.出自： F. Fitzgerald
He felt a powerful conflict of loyalties and interests.出自： D. Halberstam
These Two with Hector and his host Conflicted.出自： W. Cowper
- conflict, battle, combat, encounter, fight, war
- 1.battle指两支强大的军队在某一地点进行的长时间的、大规模的战役,也可比喻表示“奋斗”“努力”等意思; war是指国与国之间或国内不同派别之间的公开的大规模战争; fight指两个人或两个组织之间的战争,尤指短兵相接的肉搏厮杀,也可指精神方面的激烈斗争或动物之间的争斗; encounter多指偶然相遇所引起的短时间的冲突或交战,是敌对双方在无计划、无准备的情况下所进行的遭遇战,也可用来指非偶发性的交战; combat泛指军事行动,尤指较小规模的战斗,多指人与人之间的战争,也可指动物之间的争斗; conflict可指实际战争,但更多地指精神方面的冲突和斗争。
- 2.war包含有多次的battle; fight是普通用语; combat与fight相比,含义较抽象笼统,但与conflict相比却较具体; conflict概念较fight更抽象,语体也较正式。
- ☆ 1430年左右进入英语，直接源自拉丁语的conflictus：com (一起） + fligere (攻击），意为互相攻击。