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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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