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tusslenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʌs·əl/
a ​physicalargumentinvolvingpushing and ​holding, usually between two ​people: fig. He had ​numerous tussles with the ​law during his ​career as a ​boxer.
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tussleverb [I]

uk   /ˈtʌs.əl/  us   /ˈtʌs.əl/
  • tussle verb [I] (DISAGREE)

to have ​difficultdisagreements or ​strongarguments: During his twelve ​years in ​Congress he has tussled with the ​chemical, ​drug and ​powercompanies on ​behalf of the ​ordinaryperson. The ​residents are still tussling over the ever-scarcer ​streetparking.
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tusslenoun

uk   /ˈtʌs.əl/  us   /ˈtʌs.əl/
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tusslenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʌsl/
a difficult disagreement about a particular ​situation: a tussle over sth The two ​channels were ​engaged in a tussle over ​broadcastrights for ​live premiership ​matches. a ​boardroom/​legal/​political tussle

tussleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈtʌsl/
to be involved in a difficult disagreement about something: tussle over sth EU ​financeministers tussled over ​candidates for ​IMFposts.tussle for sth Rival ​investors tussled for ​control of the ​airline.
(Definition of tussle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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