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dogfightnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒɡ.faɪt/  us   /ˈdɑːɡ.faɪt/
a fight between two military aircraft in which they fly very fast and very close to each other
a fight between dogs, usually organized as an illegal entertainment

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dogfightnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɔɡˌfɑɪt/
a fight between two military aircraft, or any fierce fight: They are a tough team, and we knew we were in for a real dogfight.
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