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faction

Synonyms of faction in English:

noun

  • 1 he was supported by a faction of the Liberal Party
    clique, coterie, caucus, cabal, bloc, camp, group, grouping, side, sector, section, wing, arm, branch, division, contingent, set, ring, lobby;
    ginger group, pressure group, splinter group, fringe movement, minority group
  • 2 the council was increasingly split by faction
    infighting, dissension, dissent, dispute, discord, strife, contention, conflict, friction, argument, difference of opinion, disagreement, controversy, quarrelling, wrangling, bickering, squabbling, disputation, falling-out, debate, division, divisiveness, clashing, disharmony, disunity, variance, rupture, tumult, turbulence, upheaval, dissidence, rebellion, insurrection, sedition, mutiny, schism
    [Antonyms] harmony
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