skirmishnoun [ C ]uk /ˈskɜː.mɪʃ/ us /ˈskɝː.mɪʃ/
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verb [ I ] uk us
noun [ C ] uk /ˈskɜː.mɪʃ.ər/ us /ˈskɝː.mɪʃ.ɚ/
(Definition of “skirmish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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