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Meaning of rencounter

ren•coun•ter

Pronunciation: (ren-koun'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a hostile meeting; battle.
  2. a contest of any kind.
  3. a casual meeting.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to encounter casually.
  2. to meet hostilely.
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