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run-in

(rŭn′ĭn′)
n.
1. A quarrel or argument.
2. Printing Matter that is added to a text.
adj. Printing
Having been added to or inserted into a text: run-in copy.

run′-in`



n.
1. a quarrel; argument.
2. Print. matter added to a text without indenting for a new paragraph.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.run-in - an angry disputerun-in - an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
difference of opinion, dispute, difference, conflict - a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
affray, altercation, fracas - noisy quarrel
pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff, bicker, bickering, fuss - a quarrel about petty points
bust-up - a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)

run-in

noun (Informal) fight, row, argument, dispute, set-to (informal), encounter, brush, confrontation, quarrel, skirmish, tussle, altercation, face-off (slang), turf war (informal), dust-up (informal), contretemps We had a run-in with the Tax people the other day.

run-in

noun
1. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed:
Informal: hassle, rhubarb, tangle.
2. A brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition:
Translations

run-in

[ˈrʌnɪn] N
1. (= approach) → etapa f previa
2. (= argument) → altercado m
3. (in contest, election) → desempate m
4. (= rehearsal) → ensayo m
5. (Typ) → palabras fpl insertadas en un párrafo

run-in

n (inf: = argument) → Streit m

run-in

[ˈrʌnˌɪn] n (fam) → scontro
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