brawl Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"brawl" in British English

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brawlnoun [C]

uk   /brɔːl/  us   /brɑːl/
a ​noisy, ​rough, ​uncontrolledfight: a drunken brawl

brawlverb [I]

uk   /brɔːl/  us   /brɑːl/
to ​fight in a ​rough, ​noisy, ​uncontrolled way: The ​young men had nothing ​better to do than brawl in the ​streets.
(Definition of brawl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brawl" in American English

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brawlnoun [C]

 us   /brɔl/
a ​physicalfightinvolving a ​group of ​people, esp. in a ​publicplace: A brawl in the ​cafeterialeft the ​place a ​mess.
(Definition of brawl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brawl”
in Korean 소동, 싸움…
in Arabic شِجار, عِراك…
in Malaysian pergaduhan…
in French bagarre…
in Russian драка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (亂哄哄的)毆鬥,閙事…
in Italian rissa, zuffa…
in Turkish arbede, dalaşma, hırgür…
in Polish awantura…
in Spanish pelea, pendencia, alboroto…
in Vietnamese sự cãi lộn ầm ỹ…
in Portuguese briga…
in Thai การทะเลาะวิวาท…
in German der Krakeel, der Lärm…
in Catalan baralla…
in Japanese 騒々しいけんか, 乱闘…
in Chinese (Simplified) (乱哄哄的)斗殴,闹事…
in Indonesian perkelahian, percekcokan…
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