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battle

bat·tle

battle

 
 
pronunciation:
bae tl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a fight between two opposing sides.
Many soldiers died in the battle.
synonyms:
conflict, fight
similar words:
struggle
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: battled, battles, battling
definition: to fight or struggle against.
The firefighters battled the fire.
synonyms:
fight
similar words:
engage
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The word battle contains the following part:
bat Latin root that means beat
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