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Definition of Clash


  1. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.
  2. To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.
  3. To strike noisily against or together.
  4. A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.
  5. Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.

Clash Quotations

The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash of human temperaments.
William James

About the idea of a clash between cultures, between civilisations, I don't believe in it. It's something some political leaders tried to use, and that the media tried and are still trying to sell us, in order to simplify the world and their work.
Paulo Coelho

Freedom rings where opinions clash.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body.
Cesare Pavese

There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.
Nikolai Berdyaev
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Clash Translations

clash in French is cliquetis
clash in Italian is schiacciare
clash in Latin is incursio

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