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Related to run-in: Run-in period
1. A quarrel or argument.
2. Printing Matter that is added to a text.
Having been added to or inserted into a text: run-in copy.
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1. a quarrel; argument.
2. Print. matter added to a text without indenting for a new paragraph.
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|Noun||1.||run-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"
bust-up - a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed:
altercation, argument, bicker, clash, contention, controversy, debate, difficulty, disagreement, dispute, fight, polemic, quarrel, spat, squabble, tiff, word (used in plural), wrangle.
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2. (= argument) → altercado m
3. (in contest, election) → desempate m
4. (= rehearsal) → ensayo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (inf: = argument) → Streit m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
run-in[ˈrʌnˌɪn] n (fam) → scontro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995