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Definition of conflict verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

        

    conflict

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//kənˈflɪkt//
     
    [intransitive] conflict (with something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they conflict
     
    he / she / it conflicts
     
    past simple conflicted
     
    -ing form conflicting
     
     
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  1. 1  if two ideas, beliefs, stories, etc. conflict, it is not possible for them to exist together or for them both to be true synonym clash
  2. 2 conflicting emotions/interests/loyalties These results conflict with earlier findings. Reports conflicted on how much of the aid was reaching the famine victims.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: conflict