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fightverb [I/T]

 us   /fɑɪt/ (past tense and past participle fought  /fɔt/ )
to argue with or use force against another person or a group of people, or to oppose something: [T] Rebels have been fighting fierce battles with government forces. [I] They’re fighting against some powerful organizations. [I] She’s willing to fight for a more just society. [I] Those two little kids were fighting over a toy. [T] Gordon has been fighting an uphill battle to attract investors. Two people who fight may be boxing: [T] Lewis will fight Akinwande for the heavyweight title.
fighting
noun [U]  us   /ˈfɑɪt̬·ɪŋ/
The fighting lasted a long time.

fightnoun [C]

 us   /fɑɪt/
an argument, or an occasion when someone uses force to defeat someone or oppose something: Isabelle is looking for a fight. A patient’s attitude is important in the fight against the disease. Have you got tickets for the fight (= a competition between two boxers)?
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