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to compete / competition
war / conflict / CL: 場|场,
a struggle / fight / battle
to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly
  *争* | 争* | *争
to strive for / to vie for / to argue or debate / deficient or lacking (dialect) / how or what (literary)
market competition
(China's) War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945)
fair competition
to dispute
unfair competition / illicit competition
Korean War (1950-1953)
to resist / to make a stand and fight (against)
widely known / incontestable / undeniable / to not strive for / to not contend for
War of Liberation (1945-49), after which the Communists 共產黨武裝|共产党武装 under Mao Zedong 毛澤東|毛泽东 took over from the Nationalists 國民政府|国民政府 under Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石
class struggle
First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)
to vie against one another / to fight each other / mutual aggression
the Opium Wars of 1840-1842 and 1860-1861
to contend on strong grounds / to argue strongly for what is right
the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors
war of independence
to stand aloof from worldly affairs
Pacific War between Japan and the US, 1941-1945
war of aggression
argument / debate / controversy
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
direct competitor / direct competition
American War of Independence (1775-1783)
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871)
lit. sandpiper and clam war together (and the fisherman catches both) (idiom); fig. neighbors who can't agree lose out to a third party
(Persian) Gulf War
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts
power struggle
to fight desperately
The Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)
internal power struggle
war on terrorism
the war of 1904-1905 between Russia and Japan
National Protection War or Campaign to Defend the Republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai 袁世凱|袁世凯 as emperor
Sino-French War (1883-1885) (concerning French seizure of Vietnam)
to settle a dispute
civil war / internal struggle
Sino-Vietnamese War (1979)
to argue / to dispute
Chu-Han Contention (206-202 BC), power struggle between Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 of Han and Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽 of Chu
National protection war or Campaign to defend the republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai as emperor
righteous struggle
power struggle
confrontation of 1929 between Chiang Kaishek and the Guangxi warlord faction
the three Punic Wars (264-146 BC) between Rome and Carthage
Anti-Rightist Movement, Mao's purge of "rightists" after the Hundred Flowers Campaign ended in 1957
war of 1915 against Yuan Shikai and for the Republic
war of 1920 between Northern Warlords, in which the Zhili faction beat the Anhui faction and took over the Beijing government
the Yom Kippur war of October 1973 between Israel and her Arab neighbors
term in TCM describing the progress of disease as an opposition between vital energy 正氣|正气 and pathogeny 邪氣|邪气
to dispute / to struggle for mastery
the Crimean War (1853-1856)
constant bickering and fighting (idiom); constantly at each other's throats / struggle for personal gain
lit. the ant fights, the snail contends (idiom); fig. petty squabbling
second Manchu invasion of Korea (1636)
the Korean War (started June 25 1950)
first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)
succession struggle / dispute over inheritance

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