Meaning of “quarrel” in the English Dictionary

"quarrel" in British English

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quarrelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkwɒr.əl/ us /ˈkwɔːr.əl/

B2 an angry disagreement between two or more people or groups:

They had a bitter quarrel about/over some money three years ago and they haven't spoken to each other since.
We have no quarrel with the people of your country (= we have no reason to disagree with or dislike them).
They seem to have patched up their quarrel (= finished their disagreement and started to be friendly).

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quarrelverb [ I ]

uk /ˈkwɒr.əl/ us /ˈkwɔːr.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

B2 to have an angry disagreement with someone:

What did you quarrel about/over?
She quarrelled with everyone in the village.

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

"quarrel" in American English

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quarrelnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkwɑr·əl, ˈkwɔr-/

an angry disagreement between people, groups, or countries:

A big family quarrel left Judith and me in tears.

quarrelverb [ I ]

us /ˈkwɑr·əl, ˈkwɔr-/

to disagree with someone in an angry, often loud way:

We heard our neighbors quarreling about/over money.

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

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