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1. altercation

noun. ['ˌɑːltɝˈkeɪʃən'] noisy quarrel.

Synonyms

  • fracas
  • batrachomyomachia
  • dustup
  • wrangle
  • row
  • words
  • affray
  • quarrel

Etymology

  • altercation (French)
  • altercatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Altercation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce altercation?

Pronounce altercation as ˌɑltərˈkeɪʃən.

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Sentences with altercation


1. Noun, singular or mass
If your dog is getting ready to start an altercation, he may try to look large and intimidating.

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