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conflict
an angry argument or stat of fighting between people or countries .
war
[C, U] fighting, using soldiers and weapons, between two or more countries, or two or more groups inside a country:
bomb
a weapon that explodes and causes damage:
explode
go off
explosion
the action of something such as a bomb exploding:
dozen
twelve, or a group of twelve:
soldier
a member of an army
fight
[I, T]When people fight, they use physical force to try to defeat/dɪˈfiːt/ each other:
fought
past tense and past participle of fight
battle
[C, U]a fight between two armies in a war:
capture
1. to catch someone and make them your prisoner: 2. to get control of a place with force:
surrender
[I] › to stop fighting and admit that you have been beaten: SYN give up
crisis
a situation or time that is extremely dangerous or difficult:
critical
extremely serious or dangerous:
civil war
a war between groups of people who live in the same country
break out
(used about fighting, wars , fires , disease,etc) start suddenly.
ally
a country that has agreed to help another country, especially in a war
determined
wanting to do something very much, and not letting anyone stop you:
involved
taking part in sth or connected to sth .
negotiate
[I, T]to try to make or change an agreement by discussion:
settlement
an official agreement that finishes an argument:
ceasefire
an agreement between two armies or groups to stop fighting
be willing to do sth
to be happy to do something, if you need to: OPP unwilling
compromise
an agreement to accept something which is not exactly what you want: