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battle of wits

the ​situation in which two ​people or two ​groups use ​theirintelligence and ​ability to ​thinkquickly to ​try to ​defeat each other
(Definition of battle of wits from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “battle of wits”
in Chinese (Simplified) 斗智,智慧的较量…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬥智,智慧的較量…
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