clashing clashing  /ˈklæ ʃɪŋ/


  • (adj) sharply and harshly discordant


  1. New Blood Sparks Identity Crisis For Fraternal Group Of Farmers

    A fraternal agriculture organization known as the Grange must bring in younger members to survive. But the new generation's interest in environmental issues and food politics is clashing with the Grange's support of industrial farms.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Federal Laws Clash Over California Massacre Site

    Two federal laws are clashing on the dusty shores of California’s Owens Lake....
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Indian Country Today

  3. Cupertino Union, city of Sunnyvale compromise over open space

    The Cupertino Union School District and the Sunnyvale City Council were able to reach a compromise on June 11, after clashing over their open space agreement last month.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News


  1. "Politics isn't just a game of competing interests and clashing parties," Palin says on the video. "The people of America expect us to seek public office and to serve for the right reasons. As governor, I've stood up to the old politics as...
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Bloomberg

  2. "What is going on right now historically is so important-the war in Iraq and the fight against terrorism," explains Wes Craven. "You know, clashing cultures. With all these monumental things happening, I felt that it would be interesting to...
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Wes Craven Source: MoviesOnline

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