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English definition of “scuffle”

scuffle

noun [C] uk   /ˈskʌf.l̩/ us  
a short and sudden fight, especially one involving a small number of people: Two police officers were injured in scuffles with fans at Sunday's National League contest.
scuffle
verb [I] uk   us  
The youths scuffled with the policeman, then escaped down the lane.
(Definition of scuffle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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