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wranglenoun [C]

uk   /ˈræŋ.ɡəl/ us   /ˈræŋ.ɡəl/
an argument, especially one that continues for a long time: a lengthy wrangle about/over costs The joint venture ended in a legal wrangle between the two companies.
wrangle
verb [I] uk   us  
They had been wrangling with the authorities about/over parking spaces.
wrangling
noun [U] uk   /ˈræŋ.ɡəl.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈræŋ.ɡəl.ɪŋ/
political wrangling
(Definition of wrangle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wrangleverb [I]

us   /ˈræŋ·ɡəl/
to argue, often in a noisy or angry way: We have been wrangling with the management for weeks over parking spaces for employees.
(Definition of wrangle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wrangle”
in Spanish reñir, pelear…
in Vietnamese cãi lộn…
in Malaysian bertengkar…
in Thai ทะเลาะ…
in French (se) disputer…
in German sich zanken…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指长时间的)争论,争辩…
in Turkish yaygara, münakaşa, kıyamet…
in Russian пререкания, спор…
in Indonesian bertengkar…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指長時間的)爭論,爭辯…
in Polish spór…
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