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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 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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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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Au contraire, the conflictual negotiator demonstrates rigidity in both goals and seeking solutions.
Western capital invested in Asia over the last decades) - produces an uneven geographical development -- see the crisis which is hitting Europe nowadays - while on the other hand it triggers conflictual relations of power, since states are in competitions for holding capitals in their territories and maintaining conditions of profit for private business.
Implicit in this argument is that the DPRK escalates its conflictual rhetoric and behavior in response to the JMEs.
The constraints are different, as the conflict narrative is made of small, but highly valuable details, conflictual identities built upon conflictual versions of the pasts.
Instead, blame, in one writer's words, "designer politics," which he describes as "scrappy, insubstantial, trivial and unnecessarily conflictual.
Summary: The family of Imam Musa Sadr reacted to the killing of ousted Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi "with a strong emotional and conflictual charge," the lawyer of the Sadr family told The Daily Star Friday.
This conflictual situation was brought out on the field and blocked the census process.
More so, should the people of Abyei choose to unite with South Sudan in the impending referendum, the latter will need to consider the unique dynamics of this oil-rich territory: the perennially conflictual relationships between the Misseriya Arabs who are akin to the North and the Ngok Dinka who are akin to the South.
One of the most important aspects of this book is the conflictual worldview of most in the Muslim world.
In fact, although they use the mild act of mentioning much more than all the other speech acts (6 times), they are the only group to use the full range of acts, including the conflictual act of blaming, as in the following example: (5)
Arguing that thus far, this has made space policy amenable by making it less conflictual, she highlighted a series of confidence building measures to continue to provide the scientific community with nfluence in the decision making process.
While appreciating the re-engagement between the two countries, Zardari said that heavy responsibility devolves on both Pakistan and India to have sustained dialogue and steer "our nations from conflictual path to a cooperative course for the uplift and welfare of the region and people of the two countries.
Confessions of faith emerging in conflictual situations and the testimony of the poor and oppressed have been markers of Christian affirmation.
The interest shown to the dialogue in the social domain can not be denied, since dialogue plays an essential role in detensioning the conflictual situations that can occur between employers and employees.