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fighter

noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)    /ˈfaɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a small , fast military aircraft used for chasing and destroying enemy aircraft : a fighter plane / aircraft a fighter pilot The Air Force
(Definition of fighter noun (AIRCRAFT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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