disagreement

[[t]dɪ̱səgri͟ːmənt[/t]]
disagreements
1) N-UNCOUNT: usu N prep Disagreement means objecting to something such as a proposal.

Britain and France have expressed some disagreement with the proposal.

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2) N-VAR: usu with supp, oft in N When there is disagreement about something, people disagree or argue about what should be done.

The United States Congress and the President are still locked in disagreement over proposals to reduce the massive budget deficit...

Plans for a peace conference failed due to disagreement on who should be allowed to attend...

Disagreements among the twelve EC countries prevented them from taking any concerted action...

My instructor and I had a brief disagreement.

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