Meaning of “duel” in the English Dictionary

"duel" in English

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uk /ˈdʒuː.əl/ us /ˈduː.əl/
verb [ I ] uk us plural UK -ll- or US -l-
noun [ U ] mainly UK US usually dueling uk /ˈdʒuː.ə.lɪŋ/ us /ˈduː.ə.lɪŋ/

the activity of fighting duels

noun [ C ] mainly UK US usually duelist uk /ˈdʒuː.əl.ɪst/ us /ˈduː.əl.ɪst/

(Definition of “duel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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duelnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdu·əl/

a formal fight, using guns or swords (= weapons with long, sharp blades), arranged esp. in the past between two people to decide an argument

(Definition of “duel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)