- dis|a|gree|ment [ˌdısəˈgri:mənt] n1.) [U and C]a situation in which people express different opinions about something and sometimes argue≠ ↑agreement▪ We've had a few disagreements , but we're still good friends.disagreement about/over/as to/on▪ disagreements about who will be allowed to votedisagreement among/between▪ There were disagreements among doctors about the best way to treat the disease.disagreement with▪ Connor's disagreements with school administratorssharp/fundamental/profound etc disagreement(=serious disagreement) be in disagreement(=disagree)▪ Scientists are in disagreement about the significance of the data.2.) [U]differences between two statements, reports, numbers etc that ought to be similar≠ ↑agreement disagreement between▪ There is disagreement between these two estimates.
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