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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfightingfight‧ing /ˈfaɪtɪŋ/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  when people or groups fight each other in a war, in the street etcfighting between heavy fighting between government and rebel forces Fighting broke out in the crowds.see thesaurus at war
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fightingFighting between rival gangs resulted in the death of a teenage boy.Fighting broke out between English and Dutch football fans after the game.The match was marred by first-half fighting and 15 penalties against the Lions in the second half.In Maydan Shar on Aug. 17,100 Kabul militiamen were reportedly killed in heavy fighting with mujaheddin forces.The streets of the capital are now quiet again, after three weeks of heavy fighting.They include captive monsters goaded into fighting and monsters which have been magically bound by spells of obedience.These were set in motion once fighting began and were kept in effect despite falls in prices.Some 15,000 people have fled the city, following renewed fighting.On Feb. 19, Aoun and Geaga agreed a six-point pact to end the fighting.End of a school Many teachers were displaced in the fighting.The UN had failed to stop the fighting in Rwanda.There was fighting on the streets of Paris yesterday when police and demonstrators clashed.They are quarrelsome, politically unstable and poor; some are preoccupied with fighting.His war had been worth fighting, much as she regretted the admission.Fighting broke outTan Malaka was released from jail. Fighting broke out between army units.