dissimilarity or discrepancy between the laws of different legal orders, such as states or nations, with regard to the applicable legal rules and principles in a matter that each legal order wishes to regulate.
Also called private international law. the branch of law dealing with the determination of the law applicable to a private-law matter, of the legal order having jurisdiction to adjudicate such a matter, and of the extent to which an adjudication in such a matter by another legal order is to be recognized and enforced locally.
[verb kuh n-flikt; noun kon-flikt] /verb kənˈflɪkt; noun ˈkɒn flɪkt/ verb (used without object) 1. to come into collision or disagreement; be contradictory, at variance, or in opposition; clash: The account of one eyewitness conflicted with that of the other. My class conflicts with my going to the concert. 2. to fight or contend; do […]
[kon-floo-uh ns] /ˈkɒn flu əns/ noun 1. a flowing together of two or more streams, rivers, or the like: the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. 2. their place of junction: St. Louis is at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. 3. a body of water formed by the flowing together of […]
adj. 1950, in psychological writing, from conflict (n.) on model of habitual, etc.
- Confluence of sinuses
confluence of sinuses n. The dilated area at the internal occipital protuberance where the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and transverse sinuses of the dura mater meet.
[kon-floo-uh nt] /ˈkɒn flu ənt/ adjective 1. flowing or running together; blending into one: confluent rivers; confluent ideas. 2. Pathology. noun 3. one of two or more confluent streams. 4. a tributary stream. /ˈkɒnflʊənt/ adjective 1. flowing together or merging noun 2. a stream that flows into another, usually of approximately equal size adj. late […]