Definition of 'altercation'
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This followed a verbal altercation on their way from the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Any kind of physical altercation is just not acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Next came a verbal altercation with a journalist, who was guilty of standing too close to the team bus. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. altercation is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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