running battle

noun

Definition of running battle

: a fight or disagreement that continues for a long time He has been engaged in a running battle with the government over the amount of money he owes in taxes.

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“Running battle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/running%20battle. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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