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verb [intransitive] spar pronunciation in British English /spɑː(r)/ 
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present tense
present participlesparring
past tensesparred
past participlesparred

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  1. 1
    to practise fighting with someone

    The two fighters sparred with each other in the late 1980s.

  2. 2
    mainly journalism to argue

    Foreign ministers sparred over new defence proposals.

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