factional
adjective see faction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • facţional — FACŢIONÁL, Ă adj. De facţiune. [pron. ţi o . / cf. it. fazionale]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  FACŢIONÁL, Ă adj. facţionar. (< it. fazionale) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • factional — index divergent, partial (part), partisan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • factional — 1640s, from FACTION (Cf. faction) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • factional — [[t]fæ̱kʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Factional arguments or disputes involve two or more small groups from within a larger group. ...factional disputes between the various groups that make up the leadership …   English dictionary

  • factional — factionalism, n. factionalist, n. /fak sheuh nl/, adj. 1. of a faction or factions. 2. self interested; partisan: Factional interests had obstructed justice. [1640 50; FACTION1 + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • factional — adj. Factional is used with these nouns: ↑division, ↑fighting, ↑strife …   Collocations dictionary

  • factional — fac|tion|al [ fækʃənl ] adjective involving factions in a group: factional fighting ╾ fac|tion|al|ism noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • factional — UK [ˈfækʃ(ə)nəl] / US [ˈfækʃən(ə)l] adjective involving factions in a group factional fighting Derived word: factionalism noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • factional — faction ► NOUN ▪ a small dissenting group within a larger one. DERIVATIVES factional adjective factionalism noun factionally adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «doing, making»: from Latin facere do, make …   English terms dictionary

  • factional — adjective Of, pertaining to, or composed of factions …   Wiktionary

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