in-fighting


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Noun1.in-fighting - conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders)
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
2.in-fighting - boxing at close quarters
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
Translations

in-fighting

n (Boxing) → Nahkampf m; (fig)interner Machtkampf

in-fighting

[ˈɪnfaɪtɪŋ] nlotte fpl interne or intestine
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All this in-fighting over Syria is doing is playing into the Tories' hands.
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After all the in-fighting, the fact remains that feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, nursing the sick, and caring for the elderly are obligations conferred on us by Jesus himself.
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