Meaning of FRICTION in English

FRICTION

noun

1 disagreement between people/groups

ADJECTIVE

▪ considerable

▪ increasing

▪ constant

I'm exhausted from the constant ~ between my boss and my colleagues.

▪ internal

VERB + FRICTION

▪ cause , create , generate , lead to , produce

His decision led to considerable ~ in his family.

▪ prevent

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ between

~ between the two ethnic groups

▪ ~ with

Her requests for time off created ~ with her boss.

PHRASES

▪ a cause of ~ , a source of ~

2 rubbing of one thing against another

VERB + FRICTION

▪ cause , generate , produce

Rubbing the stones together produces ~.

▪ minimize , reduce

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