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fighter

noun [C] uk   /ˈfaɪ.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/

fighter noun [C] (PERSON)

someone who fights: She's a fighter (= she tries hard and will not easily give up).
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fighter noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)

a small, fast military aircraft used for chasing and destroying enemy aircraft: a fighter plane/aircraft a fighter pilot
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