come into conflict

come into conflict
1 : to be different in a way that prevents agreement

Unfortunately, their goals for the project came into conflict.

— often + with

There are cases in which these rules come into conflict with [=contradict] one another.

2 : to enter a situation in which there is a struggle for power, property, etc.
— often + with

groups coming into conflict with neighboring tribes

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Main Entry:conflict

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