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  1. mohammad
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    Hi
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    What’s “turf wars“mean?

    Thanks

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    Re: meaning

    It's a gang battle. 'turf' means piece of land and it's slang for a section of a neigbourhood area that a gang assumes as its rightful territory. Each gang has its own turf. Battles occur when gang A, for example, is seen as invading gang B's territory.

  3. M56
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    Re: meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by mohammad
    Hi
    Dears

    What’s “turf wars“mean?

    Thanks
    I agree with Casiopea's description, but it's use is much wider than that in reference to neighbourhood gang wars.

    - editorial turf wars = competitive conflict or ideological in the Press

    - medical turf wars = competitive or ideological conflict in the world of medicine

    and so on...

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    Crocodile is known to be very turf-conscious animal.

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    Nice! "turf-conscious". I'm going to use it.

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    Mohammad, that's a fabulous picture!

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