Eventually, their father decided to remove the company he had spent his life building from their mutual strife.
The looming fear, Lodhi wrote, is that the situation will “snowball into civil strife.”
Last week’s protests appeared in large part to be a response to the islandwide blackout and general economic strife, although chants of “freedom” were also heard.
bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension
Strife is the act or state of fighting or arguing violently. The years leading up to the U.S. Civil War were characterized by great strife between northern and southern states over slavery and the role of a federal government.
This word applies to major issues and events, such as war and religious conflict: a period of civil strife. Like its Old French source, the original meaning of the English noun strife and the English verb strive had to do with an argument or quarrel. But the verb strive has lost that earlier sense, and now means to try hard to do or achieve something.
这个词适用于重大问题和事件，例如战争和宗教冲突：内乱时期。与其古法语来源一样，英语名词 strife 和英语动词 strive 的原始含义与争论或争吵有关。但是动词 strive 已经失去了早期的意义，现在意味着努力去做或取得某事。
“Wars and strife! I have caused all manner of death!”
—The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
In “Antigone,” his daughter Antigone defies her uncle, Creon, and the family strife results in a string of deaths.
—How ‘Sophocles in Staten Island’ Gains in Translation by ???
‘But I deem the time unripe; and I have no mind for strife except with our Enemy and his servants.’
—The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
strife (n.)c. 1200, "quarrel, fight, discord," from Old French estrif "fight, battle, combat, conflict; torment, distress; dispute, quarrel," variant of estrit "quarrel, dispute, impetuosity," probably from Frankish strid "strife, combat" or another Germanic source (compare Old High German strit "quarrel, dispute"), related to Old High German stritan "to fight;" see stride (v.).Related entries & more
冲突（n.）c。 1200, “quarrel, fight, discord” 源自古法语 estrif “战斗，战斗，战斗，冲突；折磨，痛苦；争执，争吵”，estrit 的变体“争吵，争执，冲动”，可能源自法兰克语 strid “strife” ，战斗”或其他日耳曼语来源（比较古高地德语 strit “争吵，争端”），与古高地德语 stritan “战斗；”参见 stride (v.)。相关条目及更多
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