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English definition of “meet with sth”

meet with sth

verb uk phrasal verb with meet   /miːt/ (met, met) us  

(EXPERIENCE)

formal to experience something, usually something unpleasant: I heard she'd met with an accident. If you meet with any difficulties, just let me know.

(REACTION)

to cause a particular reaction or result: At the time the decision was met with a barrage of criticism. I trust the arrangements meet with your approval.
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