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English definition of “fracas”

fracas

noun [S]     /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
(Definition of fracas noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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