rencounter(redirected from rencounters)
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1. An unplanned meeting.
2. A hostile encounter or contest.
tr. & intr.v. ren·coun·tered, ren·coun·ter·ing, ren·coun·ters
To meet unexpectedly or have an unexpected meeting.
[French rencontre, from Old French, from rencontrer, to meet : re-, re- + encontrer, to meet; see encounter.]
1. an unexpected meeting
2. a hostile clash, as of two armies, adversaries, etc; skirmish
to meet (someone) unexpectedly
[C16: from French rencontre, from rencontrer; see encounter]
n. Also, rencontre.
1. a hostile meeting.
2. a casual meeting.v.t., v.i.
3. to meet casually.
Past participle: rencountered