Translation of schism in Spanish:

schism

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪzəm; ˈskɪzəm/

n

uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable
  • cisma (masculine) it produced schisms within the group creó escisiones en el grupo
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    • He entered federal parliament in 1928 and was defeated at the end of 1931 as the Australian Labor Party succumbed in NSW to a schism between the federal party and the supporters of J. T. Lang.
    • A dangerous schism in the Russian party developed with the emergence of the view known as Economism.
    • The author outlines both the commonalities that define science fiction fandom and the tensions and schisms within the community, focusing on participants in organized clubs, amateur publications, and conventions.

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