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noun [uncountable] American English pronunciation: fighting /ˈfaɪtɪŋ/
  1. 1
    a situation in which people hit, kick, or bite each other
    fighting between:

    There was fighting between rival fans after the game.

    fighting breaks out (=starts):

    The police were called in as fighting broke out in the crowd.

  2. 2
    a situation in which soldiers or armies use weapons against each other

    3,000 troops were involved in the fighting in the capital.

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