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custody battle

Definition of custody battle

  1. :  a legal fight between divorced parents about who will take care of a child <a bitter custody battle>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  immediate charge and control (as over a ward or a suspect) exercised by a person or an authority

    :  safekeeping

  1. :  battalion

    :  a combat between two persons

    :  a general encounter between armies, ships of war, or aircraft

  1. :  to engage in battle :  fight

    :  to contend with full strength, vigor, skill, or resources :  struggle

    :  to fight or struggle against

  1. :  to fortify with battlements

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