Complete Definition of "encounter"

English

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊŠntÉ™(r)|-aÊŠntÉ™(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. An unplanned or unexpected meeting.
  2. A hostile meeting; a confrontation or skirmish.

Synonyms
(unplanned meeting):
(hostile meeting): clash, confrontation, skirmish

Derived terms
close encounter

Translations
trans-top|unplanned meeting
Finnish: kohtaaminen
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trans-top|hostile meeting
Finnish: yhteenotto
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly.
  2. transitive To confront (someone or something).
  3. intransitive To meet unexpectedly.

Translations
trans-top|meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly
Finnish: kohdata
trans-mid
Romanian: întâlni|a întâlni
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trans-top|confront (someone or something)
Finnish: ottaa yhteen
trans-mid
Portuguese: assustar, surpreender-se
Romanian: întâlni|a întâlni
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trans-top|meet unexpectedly
trans-mid
Romanian: întâlni|a întâlni
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