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Noun
Difference of opinion
“In the last century the same conflicts led to the First World War and continued to be a bone of contention throughout the Second.”
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A disputed issue or state of affairs that causes an interruption or outright impasse in progress towards some goal or resolution, especially in negotiation or argumentation
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A state of affairs, action, or belief which is an enduring basis for disagreement or dissatisfaction
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Celebrated case
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A conflict of interest or a dispute
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A topic in dispute, or up for debate
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A grievance or grudge
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A doubt about the truth or validity of something
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Capable of being mooted
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