Meaning of “fighting” in the English Dictionary

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"fighting" in British English

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fightingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfaɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈfaɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

B2 the act of people fighting, especially in a war:

Fierce fighting has continued all day on the outskirts of the town.

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