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Main Entry: 1enĚcounĚter
Pronunciation: in-primarystresskaudotnt-schwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): enĚcounĚtered; enĚcounĚterĚing /-primarystresskaudotnt-schwa-rieng, -primarystresskaudotn-trieng/
1 : to engage in a struggle with as an enemy or rival
2 : to come upon face-to-face : MEET
3 : to come upon unexpectedly <encountered problems>

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