spar Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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sparverb [I]

 us   /spɑr/ (-rr-)
to practice the sport of boxing without hitting hard: Dexter sparred with his partner for about an hour. To spar also means to argue: State officials are still sparring over funding.
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