battle battle  /ˈbæ təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
  2. (n) an energetic attempt to achieve something
  3. (n) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
  4. (v) battle or contend against in or as if in a battle

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Baghdad bureau chief Michael Ware reports from Samarra, which is a tune-up battle for tougher strongholds like Fallujah.
  2. Certainly the battle for dinner between the lions and crocs was nothing unusual.
  3. The battle of Australia had patently entered a new phase.

News

  1. Battle Ground upgrades online facilities system

    Battle Ground has updated its online reservation system for city facilities.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Columbian

  2. Battle Heating Up Over Kabel Deutschland

    Vodafone faces a battle for Germany's largest cable company, after Liberty Global submitted its own proposal to take over Kabel Deutschland.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX Business

  3. Battle of the Breweries Starts Tonight

    You are reading Battle of the Breweries Starts Tonight by Kendall Jones, as originally posted on The Washington Beer Blog. You are reading Battle of the Breweries Starts Tonight by Kendall Jones, as originally posted on The Washington Beer Blog. The craft beer business is booming, we all know that’s true. Lately, the general public and mainstream media is catching on to craft beer too, god bless ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

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Quotes

  1. "On this day, at this hour, it is still within our power to shape the outcome of this battle," Bush said. "Let us find our resolve and turn events toward victory."
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "We are engaged in a battle of wills," Petraeus said. "We must demonstrate to the people of Afghanistan and the Taliban that ISAF and NATO forces are here to safeguard the Afghan people and we are in this to win. That is our objective."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "The Germans have played a brilliant World Cup so far," Andres Iniesta said. "We're also at the top of our game, I think. It will be a game between two rivals who enjoy having the ball, and I think it will be a beautiful battle."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Andres Iniesta Source: The Associated Press

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