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English definition of “fight”

fight

verb [I/T]    /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    /ˈfɑɪt̬·ɪŋ/ noun [U] The fighting lasted a long time .
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