1. 〔政党内の〕a faction, an intraparty faction;〔排他的の〕a clique
    • 党はいくつかの派閥に分かれた
    • The party split into several factions.
    • 派閥はなかなか解消しないものだ
    • It is not easy to eliminate factionalism.
    • 最近は政党派閥の離合集散が激しい
    • There are constant realignments among political factions these days.
    • この難局を切り抜けるためには派閥をこえた協力が必要だ
    • Non-factional cooperation is required to tide over this crisis.
    • そのクラブ内にはたくさんの小さな派閥があった
    • There were lots of little cliques in the club.
  1. 派閥争いfactional strife; a factional dispute
  1. 派閥解消elimination of factions [factionalism]
  1. 派閥均衡内閣a factionally-balanced Cabinet
  1. 派閥人事factional personnel appointments
    • faction
    • [参考]「派閥争い(factional strife)」ように形容詞的に用いられることが多い。