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Those years were a ferment of industrial strife compared with today. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There were no signs of marital strife and no history of violence or erratic behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ruling party approaches the election with growing signs of internal strife. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In most cases this produces strife but families struggle along. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most of the trouble and strife came from friction between wives and girlfriends. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Any cuts are sure to cause internal strife. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have weathered the strikes and the industrial strife. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The search for the cure to marital strife is over. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Gradually our love and admiration for one another became stifled by domestic toil and marital strife. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This internal strife just cannot continue at a club which prides itself on its history and good name. The Sun (2014)She did not want to open a new cause of strife with the princess by saying more plainly what she meant. The Princess and the Goblin (1872) Civil strife is the curse, to which the poorest countries are most vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Living and working constantly amidst conflict and strife, pain and suffering. Christianity Today (2000)Otherwise, western investors tend to ignore trouble and strife overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The world's top four platinum producers are now all mired in industrial strife. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Through all the apparent internal strife, a new power structure appears to be taking hold. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In a world of trouble and strife, she seems to make all things simpler. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The divorced sock is one of life's mysteries and a common cause of marital strife. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The election took place amid industrial strife and a three-day week. The Sun (2010)A huge amount of strife can be avoided if homework is designed rather than just assigned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unlike some ethnic groups, they have refrained from importing the kind of issues which have led to sectarian or civil strife in their history or homeland. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)By the end of the 1800s, men were prone to view struggle and strife as ends in themselves. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)
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Translations for 'strife'
British English: strife NOUN
Strife is strong disagreement or fighting.
Money is a major cause of strife in many marriages.
Definition of strife from the Collins English Dictionary
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