Definition of conflict diamond in English:

conflict diamond

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noun

(In Africa) a rough diamond traded illicitly to finance an armed struggle.
More example sentences
  • It is a non-governmental organisation that produced a report last year on conflict diamonds in Africa.
  • The indictment accuses him of engineering the rebel terror campaign that saw conflict diamonds traded for guns.
  • One of the key players in trade in conflict diamonds, he and his friends have now sewn up Liberia's logging.

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Word of the day internecine
Pronunciation: ˌintərˈnesēn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict