Translation of "encounter" - English-French dictionary

encounter

verb transitiveencounter /ɛnˈkaʊntər/
to experience or come into contact with
rencontrer

battlefield doctors who encounter horrific injuries
des médecins de guerre qui affrontent d'horribles blessures
formal to meet
rencontrer

They first encountered each other in 1999.
Ils se rencontrèrent pour la première fois en 1999.

encounter

nounencounter /ɛnˈkaʊntər/ formal
a meeting
rencontre feminine

a chance/brief encounter
une rencontre fortuite / brève rencontre

(Translation of “encounter” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

encounter

verb /inˈkauntə/

to meet especially unexpectedly

rencontrer
She encountered the manager in the hall.

to meet with (difficulties etc)

éprouver
I expect to encounter many difficulties in the course of this job.

encounter

noun

a fight

affrontement
The encounter between the armies was fierce.

(Translation of “encounter” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)