factionalism
noun see faction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • factionalism — [fak′shənəl iz΄əm] n. 1. factional dissension 2. affiliation with a faction factionalist n., adj. * * * See factional. * * * …   Universalium

  • factionalism — index strife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • factionalism — 1904, Amer.Eng., from FACTIONAL (Cf. factional) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • factionalism — [fak′shənəl iz΄əm] n. 1. factional dissension 2. affiliation with a faction factionalist n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • factionalism — [[t]fæ̱kʃənəlɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Factionalism refers to arguments or disputes between two or more small groups from within a larger group. There has been a substantial amount of factionalism within the movement …   English dictionary

  • factionalism — 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

  • factionalism — noun a) The splitting of a group into factions b) Conflict between factions See Also: factionalistic, factionalist …   Wiktionary

  • factionalism — fac|tion|al|is|m [ˈfækʃənəlızəm] n [U] disagreements between different groups within an organization …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • factionalism — fac·tion·al·ism || fækʃnÉ™lɪzm n. dissention within a group, partisanism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • factionalism — fac·tion·al·ism …   English syllables

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