Definition of 'faction'
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There were different little factions and it was toxic. The Sun (2016)Some of Syria's most powerful rebel factions have insisted that they will not cut their ties with the group. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This factory we worked in was different racial factions all kind of pitted against each other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are factions within groups and groups within factions. Broken Lives (1993)Police suspect he was targeted by extremists opposed to peace between the factions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The town was riven by political faction. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)It is about the only thing that the two warring factions are likely to agree on. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But they say it has various factions with differing agendas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They will join hundreds already marching against government forces struggling to contain attacks by rival rebel factions. The Sun (2008)He makes gestures to different factions rather than leading from the front. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No political faction has anything to gain from a collapse into anarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The reality is they are made up of a broad range of independent rebel factions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In fact she was simply caught between two warring political factions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Give me the chance to show you how to win the fight against the extremist factions in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In recent weeks there has been renewed fighting between the leader's faction and splinter groups. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He formed a government that sought to impose iron discipline on his country 's warring factions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So where does this leave the various factions at Anfield? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet different factions have different priorities:? Times, Sunday Times (2016)What the parched ground did not take from him, the numerous fighting factions in his country did. Christianity Today (2000)This would be a particular catastrophe at the very moment that its diverse factions appear ready to agree radical reform of the fixture list. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Historians tend to depict political strife in the second half of the eighteenth century as a contest between various Whig factions. English Conservatism since the Restoration: An introduction and anthology (1990)He returned yesterday from Nigeria, where he began an initiative to bring peace between warring factions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One rebel faction signed a peace agreement with the Government in May but the violence has intensified. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'faction'
British English: faction NOUN
A faction is an organized group of people within a larger group, which opposes some of the ideas of the larger group.
A peace agreement will be signed by the leaders of the country's warring factions.
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