Definition of 'clash'
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Three protesters were arrested after clashes with police left cops injured. The Sun (2016)But the militias have also clashed with the government. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Wearing away kits where there is no colour clash. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sporting arena sees two big clashes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were also reports of clashes there. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was caused by clashes between partners with varying standards of cleanliness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now he cannot wait for his first clash with his old gaffer as a coach. The Sun (2015)They clashed with riot police in surrounding streets. The Sun (2009) Colour clash your sweat with a contrasting skirt. The Sun (2013)The heart of this problem is a clash between two sets of policy drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The clashes also come amid deep concerns about the expanding budget deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We're loving block colours worn with clashing tights and simple accessories. The Sun (2009)You have people with hope and people without, clashing together. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There's no excuse for wearing this many styles and clashing colours at once. The Sun (2014)It is in the interest of both parties to avoid these clashes: to make them less inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THE art of individual dressing is finding which colours clash well together and suit your colouring. The Sun (2008)Last night about 150 anarchists burst into a hospital treating a protester who had suffered a brain injury in the clashes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is not the first time the two firms will have clashed in UK courts. The Sun (2013)The violence, the conflict, the clashes have become worse and worse. The Sun (2015)Not at his best, but still a constant threat before suffering an injury in a clash with Luiz. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The EU referendum will clash with the Glastonbury festival. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'clash'
British English: clash /klæʃ/ VERB
When people clash, they fight, argue, or disagree with each other.
A group of 400 demonstrators clashed with police.
- American English: clash
- Arabic: يَصْطَدِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: chocar-se
- Chinese: 冲突
- Croatian: sukobiti se
- Czech: nesouhlasit dostat se do konfliktu
- Danish: støde sammen
- Dutch: slaags raken
- European Spanish: estar en conflicto
- Finnish: törmätä
- French: s’affronter
- German: kollidieren
- Greek: συγκρούομαι
- Italian: scontrarsi
- Japanese: 衝突する
- Korean: 충돌하다
- Norwegian: krasje
- Polish: zderzyć się
- European Portuguese: envolver-se em confrontos
- Romanian: a intra în conflict cu
- Russian: сталкиваться
- Spanish: estar en conflicto
- Swedish: kollidera
- Thai: ขัดแย้ง
- Turkish: çatışmak
- Ukrainian: стикатися
- Vietnamese: va chạm
Definition of clash from the Collins English Dictionary
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