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fracas

noun [S] uk   /ˈfræk.ɑː/ us    /ˈfreɪ.kəs/
a noisy argument or fight: He was injured in a Saturday-night fracas outside a disco. The prime minister has joined the fracas over the proposed changes to the health service.FightingArguments and disagreements
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