skirmish noun

ADJ. little, minor | border

SKIRMISH + VERB break out, take place Minor skirmishes broke out all along the border.

PREP. in a/the ~ He was killed in a border skirmish. | ~ between skirmishes between the police and guerillas | ~ over a skirmish over boundaries | ~ with They were involved in a skirmish with rival fans.

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