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Definition of "tensions" []

  • Plural form of tension. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tension. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tensions" in a sentence
  • "KUHN: Behind the tensions is a disagreement about recent cross-border raids by NATO helicopters, and the deaths of three Pakistani border guards yesterday."
  • "I'll ask her about Iran, Iraq and what she calls the tensions between America and the Middle East."
  • "Some attribute the emergence of the democratic uprisings to historic long-term tensions between different ethnic groups which include Alaawite, Syrian Turkmen, Armenians, Druze, Sunnis and the Assyrians a significant Christian minority in Syria."