Definition of disagreement in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈɡrēmənt/


1Lack of consensus or approval: there was some disagreement about the details the meeting ended in disagreement disagreements between parents and adolescents
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  • I hate arguments and disagreements although I love debates and discussions.
  • If all disagreements stem from a lack of understanding, does that mean one party is misunderstanding, or both?
  • We cannot allow disagreements to build into disputes, conflict or antagonism.
dissent, dispute, difference of opinion, variance, controversy, discord, contention, division
informal tiff, set-to, blowup, spat, row
1.1Lack of consistency or correspondence: disagreement between the results of the two assessments
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  • The apparent disagreement between the result of Field and ours was solved by a model simulation.
  • There is a natural difference in emphasis but no underlying legal disagreement.
  • Two assessors independently reviewed each trial, and disagreements were resolved by consensus.

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Syllabification: dis·a·gree·ment

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