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dissent

[disent′]
Etymology: L, dis + sentire, to feel
1 v, to differ in belief or opinion; to disagree.
2 n, (in law) a statement written by a judge who disagrees with the decision of the majority of the court. The dissent states explicit reasons for the contrary opinion. dissenting, adj.
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The dissension of Lebanon Druze Chieftain and MP Walid Jumblat might have pulled the rug from underneath the feet of many Lebanese officials and observers but it did not surprise Cairo, Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmad Abul Gheit said Monday, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Tuesday.
You cannot perform like that if there is dissension about.
the war from 1867-2, the daily life of Confederate soldiers, the role of Confederate women, the lives of Southern negroes, dissension and 'internal collapse'; on the home front, the war from 1863-65, a look at why the Confederacy 'failed', reconstruction and, finally, remembering the Lost Cause.
Patrick Chinamasa's comments in the government-controlled Herald newspaper were likely to add to concerns that Mugabe's agreement to yield some power for the first time in 28 years will founder on delay and political dissension.
Originally from Tregarth, near Bethesda, Mrs Fazey-Koven was appointed in April 2005 as the society reeled from internal dissension.
Whatever it is that happens here, the artist has caught it perfectly, the pleader and the men ranged round about him in one quick rhythm of dissension or accord.
We're not trying to suppress dissension or criticism," Eclipse CEO Vern Raburn told the Albuquerque Journal.
Dissension over the matter resulted in the mass resignation of five members of the previous commission to protest the Board of Selectmen overruling their decision to close an access road near the fields.
But how you get there, that is where the dissension arises.
With a revolving door of superintendents being the norm for large city school systems, as well as dissension among community groups and low or stagnant student performance, the adjective "outstanding" is warranted in Payzant's case.
AMMAN- Petra His Majesty King Abdallah expressed Jordan's concern about the latest developments in Iraq, calling on all Iraqis to stand together against dissension and sectarianism.
In a sworn affidavit, Endicott testified that Parsley "yelled, screamed, and berated me for almost 10 minutes, stating that I was causing dissension and discord in the church.