Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of encounter.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of encounter.

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Examples

  • One of the encounters is the dreaded “the party should know to flee this instead of fight” kind of encounter.

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  • Being beaten up in police custody is more common than being killed by police in what they call encounters which are almost invariably staged.

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  • If casual encounters is your thing, then fine, this might be another venue for that (the propositions I get on match. com are both terrifying and hilarious).

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  • "With the range expansion, the likelihood of the encounters is increasing."

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  • Re: Facilitating anonymous and promiscuous sexual encounters is not a pressing social good.

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  • Facilitating anonymous and promiscuous sexual encounters is not a pressing social good.

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  • She has hired an interpreter called Blue, but they have an edgy relationship: everywhere she goes, Robin encounters mistrust among a population ground-down by government dictats and poverty.

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  • What's most telling about these encounters is the absence of fear on the part of the citizens challenging Obama.

    Not in My Backyard

  • Arriving at the site, what she encounters is unthinkable — not only have large radiation sources gone missing, but an unidentified virus is killing members of the drilling crew, and shows no signs of stopping.

    Up the Down Elevator

  • What he encounters is a city where danger lies wait in every alley, school girls sell themselves for money and the truth can be a rare commodity in a city of gleaming skyscrapers and gritty side streets.

    Expository

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