Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A quarrel or argument.
  • noun Printing Matter that is added to a text.
  • adjective Having been added to or inserted into a text.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An argument or quarrel.

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  • noun An encounter; a scrape or brush; especially one involving trouble or difficulty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an angry dispute

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Examples

  • But I do think there will be a title run-in from five or six games out.

    Can Tottenham Hotspur win the title? Former players have their say

  • Four key factors in the Premier League title battle that point to Manchester City edging out Manchester United Though this is the first time Roberto Mancini is up against Sir Alex Ferguson in a title run-in, strength of squad and relatively favourable fixtures should see the blue half of Manchester edge it.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • Manchester City assistant manager David Platt insists Roberto Mancini has what it takes to stay the distance David Silva is set to ease Manchester City's personnel crisis by returning from injury against Wigan Athletic on Monday night as the Premier League leaders aim to avoid a third successive defeat and prove their mental ability to endure the title run-in.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • There is no sense of 'job done' at City, but with Mancini's squad lacking United's experience of the title run-in, Barry admits that those doubting the team's nerve have yet to be proved wrong.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • You have to take a valued judgement based on all kinds of factors: the sheer quality of the best teams, the openness of the competition, the remorselessness of the title run-in, the attacking intent of the teams, the atmosphere at the grounds, the ratio of cheats to men, and so on.

    The Guardian World News

  • And yet we're still going strong, we're still challenging for the lead and we're even getting a few players back now, which will be crucial for the title run-in.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Arsenal's brittleness became the story of the second half of the season following their surrender of a 4-0 lead on Tyneside, and if the forgotten half of that memorable match was the one in which Arsène Wenger's players tore Newcastle to shreds with unanswerable football before the interval, the whole drama served to illustrate what would later become cruelly apparent in the title run-in – it is the choke that everyone remembers, not the poetry of the prelude.

    Manchester United stay calm amid a season of shocks | Paul Wilson

  • “You should see the bruise,” Deng said, referring to his run-in with a lead slug yesterday during the shoot-out on Canal Street.

    The Stone Monkey

  • “You should see the bruise,” Deng said, referring to his run-in with a lead slug yesterday during the shoot-out on Canal Street.

    The Stone Monkey

  • “You should see the bruise,” Deng said, referring to his run-in with a lead slug yesterday during the shoot-out on Canal Street.

    The Stone Monkey

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