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English definition of “battle of wits”

battle of wits

the situation in which two people or two groups use their intelligence and ability to think quickly to try to defeat each otherThinking and contemplatingCompetitions, and parts of competitions
(Definition of battle of wits from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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