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encounter

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a brief clash between enemies or rivals
  • an encounter between fans of the rival teams
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encounter

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1 to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face
  • quite unexpectedly encountered our next-door neighbor while vacationing in Europe
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bump into, cross paths (with), run across, run into, run upon

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2 to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • We encountered a host of unforeseen problems during the restoration of our 200-year-old house.
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bump into, come across, run across, run against, run into, run upon

3 to enter into contest or conflict with
  • They encountered opponents of the plan at the meeting.
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