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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Describes a group within a group acting together for a common purpose.

Usage examples (37)
  • The degree of factional conflict in student government that year was higher than usual.
  • MR. LOCKHART: The so-called factional in-house fighting has not advanced since this morning.
  • Even with some of the goofiness that went on in this primary, this was not really a "factional" primary.
  • Can you assure them that you won't dissolve into the kind of factional fighting that has been seen over the last years? for more
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