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encounter

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈkaʊn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a meeting, especially one that happens by chance
偶然相遇,邂逅,不期而遇
I had a rather alarming encounter with a wild pig.
我曾經意外地碰到過一頭野豬,真是驚險。
This meeting will be the first encounter between the party leaders since the election.
這是自大選以來兩黨領導人首次狹路相逢。
Meeting peopleOfficial meetings
an occasion when people have sex, usually with someone they have not met before
性經歷(對象通常爲陌生人)
Sexual intercourse
an occasion when two teams play against each other
(體育)比賽,交鋒
In their last encounter with Italy, England won 3-2.
在上次和義大利隊的對壘中,英格蘭隊三比二獲勝。
Competitions, and parts of competitions
(Definition of encounter noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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