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in·fight·ing

 (ĭn′fī′tĭng)
n.
1. Contentious rivalry or disagreement among members of a group or organization: infighting on the President's staff.
2. Fighting or boxing at close range.

in′fight′er n.

infighting

(ˈɪnˌfaɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Boxing) boxing combat at close quarters in which proper blows are inhibited and the fighters try to wear down each other's strength
2. intense competition, as between members of the same organization, esp when kept secret from outsiders
ˈinˌfighter n

in•fight•ing

(ˈɪnˌfaɪ tɪŋ)

n.
1. fighting at close range.
2. fighting between rivals or people closely associated: political infighting.
3. free-for-all fighting.
[1810–20]
in′fight`er, n.

infighting

Close-range fighting.
Translations

infighting

[ˈɪnfaɪtɪŋ] N (in organization) → lucha f interna (Boxing) → lucha f cuerpo a cuerpo
political infightingpeleas fpl políticas

infighting

in-fighting [ˈɪnfaɪtɪŋ] nquerelles fpl internes
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TEHRAN (FNA)- At least thirty eight militants belonging to the Taliban group and ISIL terrorist group were killed in the latest airstrikes and infightings in Eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, local officials said Tuesday.
Other sources also said that during the recent infightings among the terrorists in Jarablus and Azaz regions, 100 militants were killed and 200 others were wounded.
The non-stop infightings of rival terrorist groups have caused people to call on militants to leave the region.
The infightings started last month after the ISIL terrorist group engaged in heavy fighting with its rivals from al-Shamiyeh Front and Jeish al-Tahrir in the Northern territories of Aleppo province.
The infightings among the rival groups were very heavy and ending in the killing or wounding of tens of the terrorists.
As the Syrian army and its allies are advancing in various parts of Damascus province, hopelessness and fundamental differences among the militant groups have ended in escalation of more infightings.
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 2,300 militants were killed in infightings among rival militant groups in Syria in January, as tensions between various militant groups escalate, a monitoring group said.
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