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come into conflict

To cause tension with someone or something else. I came into conflict with Tiffany when she found out that I had started that rumor about her. I'm sorry, but I just can't support your plan—it comes into conflict with my religious beliefs.
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conflict of interest

A situation in which a person's or group's private interests may potentially be or come to be in opposition or conflict with their public or official role. A: "I heard that officer was removed from the case due to a conflict of interest." B: "Yeah, his cousin is now one of the suspects."
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conflict with (something)

To interfere or clash with something. Wait, no, I can't meet with you at 3:00—that conflicts with a conference call I have. I cannot support you in this action, sir, as it conflicts with my religious beliefs.
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come into conflict

[for things or people] to conflict or to be at odds with one another. The various policies came into conflict at the last moment. Bill and Bob came into conflict over almost everything.
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conflict with something

to clash with something. (Does not refer to fighting.) This date conflicts with my doctor's appointment. As far as I can tell, the date you suggest does not conflict with anything.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

conflict of ˈinterest(s)

a situation in which there are two jobs, aims, roles, etc. and it is not possible for both of them to be treated equally and fairly at the same time: There was a conflict of interest between his business dealings and his political activities.
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The ordinance designated the plaintiff's property as being located in a confliction area near runway 32 of the airport and included the property in the overlay district.
But recovery does not require the degree of precision judgment that is required for confliction; a relatively gross movement in the correct direction will suffice.
It is indeed, as Van Anglen states on the same page, "one of the classic representations of moderate Puritanism's confliction between the claims of order and those of liberty," but by no means does it manipulate the terms of that contradiction in anyone's hegemonic interest.
As soon as he starts to feel like he has a confliction between you and his masculine sense of self, he'll start to think that this isn't going to work out for him.
This caused the former to climb "into confliction" with a Boeing 777 approaching the airport, according to the report.
Confliction of truths loses the sight of goodwill, Forgiveness is replaced by the insistence to kill, History reveals that this is the way we've tread, Measured by the wars and the numerous dead.
"It was considered fortuitous that the aircraft passed about one nautical mile apart as the confliction was not apparent on radar and no remedial action was taken by the controller."
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki signed the agreement today to put an end for 20 years of confliction between the two countries.
We're relying on them [Iraq] to do the de confliction."