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noun [countable]     running battle pronunciation in American English
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singularrunning battle
pluralrunning battles
  1. 1
    an argument that continues over a long period of time

    We are having a running battle with them over the repairs.

  2. 2
    mainly British a fight that takes place as one group of people chases another

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