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(of a group that should be coherent) split by factional interests.‘the regime is profoundly divided against itself’
- ‘It explains through the use of real people, in their own written words, what it was like to live in a country divided against itself.’
- ‘If this Party is to continue to win elections in North Carolina, it cannot be divided against itself.’
- ‘But what chance does the church have to convince educators and politicians, when the church is divided against itself?’
- ‘Europe, viciously divided against itself for centuries, has knit together into a democratic and civil society.’
- ‘Political and economic instability relentlessly stalked Europe in the first half of the twentieth century, and it was divided against itself in a bitter ideological battle for much of the second half.’
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