French translation of 'skirmish'
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Other privileges soon followed, along with a few military skirmishes.World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
That was just a minor skirmish though.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
And, as many of us may remember from our own early skirmishes, it does not go well.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And he is convinced the early skirmishes will be crucial.The Sun (2009)
It was a political skirmish.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Looked in control in the early skirmishes.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Nobody close to what happened said it was anything other than a minor skirmish.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The early skirmishes of the campaign in Brisbane will be of paramount importance.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is the first skirmish of what could be a drawn-out battle.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
In fairness to the players, they had been given no opportunity to practise under lights in the dark before the opening skirmishes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That was just the opening skirmishes.The Sun (2015)
This is an early skirmish in a long campaign.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Brighton is going to be the first skirmish in a long fight.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It's war and this was the first skirmish.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Some have dismissed the review as a minor skirmish when the real war lies elsewhere.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
There will be a couple of minor skirmishes at the end of chapter four, where the hero learns humility.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They bullied us in those opening skirmishes.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: skirmish NOUN
A skirmish is a minor battle.
Border skirmishes between India and Pakistan were common.
Translation of skirmish from the Collins English to French Dictionary