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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So let us leave party politics to one side, get this problem out of the way and get back to real party in-fighting.
In-fighting in Diko continued on Tuesday, as the party prepared to dismiss more members, blaming them for chairman Nicolas' Papadopoulos defeat in the presidential elections.
There's too much political bickering and in-fighting and I'd like to see a period of cohesion with all parties working towards a common aim.
The contenders for the position of PDP national chairman in the South-West need to reflect deeply on the implications of their in-fighting and disunity.
It is time to get a grip of the situation and I would suggest a Cabinet reshuffle to bring in fresh talent, to stop in-fighting and get on with what we pay them for - governing the country.
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The MEP portrayed himself as the candidate who can restore unity to UKIP, which has been torn apart by bitter in-fighting and talk of coups.
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All this in-fighting over Syria is doing is playing into the Tories' hands.