collide

collide
collide [{{t}}kə'laɪd]
intransitive verb
(a) (crash) entrer en collision, se heurter;
to collide with (of vehicle) heurter, tamponner, entrer en collision avec;
to collide with sb (of person) se heurter à ou contre qn;
the bus collided with the lorry le bus est entré en collision avec ou a heurté le camion
(b) {{}}figurative{{}} (clash) entrer en conflit, se heurter;
I can see that we are going to collide on this issue je sens qu'on va être en désaccord sur cette question;
the two countries have collided over the issue of human rights les deux pays se sont heurtés sur la question des droits de l'homme

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