Translation of faction in Spanish:

faction

Pronunciation: /ˈfækʃən/

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (group) facción (feminine) warring factions facciones antagónicas
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    • The worrying thing is that it's other factions within that same team who are doing the whispering.
    • The country suffered as various factions within the ruling elite lobbied for power.
    • Pedro used these powers when he could not compel political factions or parties to do his bidding.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (strife) [formal] discusión (feminine)
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    • Do you feel that whole idea of faction within the Union movement is breaking down?
    • Forgetfulness breeds ingratitude; ingratitude breeds faction; and faction leads to civil war.
    • They should instead realize that faction and division are healthy for democracy and necessary for intellectual growth.

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