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- adv. - To come against face to face; to meet; to confront,
either by chance, suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in
opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to
oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend in traveling; two
armies encounter each other; to encounter obstacles or difficulties, to
encounter strong evidence of a truth.
- v. i. - To meet face to face; to have a meeting; to meet,
esp. as enemies; to engage in combat; to fight; as, three armies
encountered at Waterloo.
- v. t. - A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden
or incidental meeting; an interview.
- v. t. - A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a
battle; as, a bloody encounter.
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