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adjective fierce pronunciation in British English /fɪə(r)s/
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comparativefiercer
superlativefiercest
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  1. 1
    involving very strong feelings such as determination, anger, or hate
    fierce debate/criticism: The proposals provoked a fierce debate.
  2. 2
    very angry, or ready to attack
    He looked so fierce.
    a fierce lion
  3. 3
    fierce weather is very strong or severe
    A fierce storm forced the crew to abandon the yacht.
  4. 4
    involving a lot of force or energy
    fierce competition/opposition: We face fierce competition from overseas competitors.

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