encounter : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a minor short-term fight
- n a casual or unexpected convergence
there was a brief encounter in the hallway
- n a casual meeting with a person or thing
- n a hostile disagreement face-to-face
- v come together
- v come upon, as if by accident; meet with
- v be beset by
- v experience as a reaction
- v contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
- January-March 1996: Continued Sexual Encounters .
- When an unidentified militant was reportedly killed in "an encounter" with police commandos in the northeast Indian state of Manipur on July 23, the news created only a minor stir.
- NEW YORK: Today's entry in the parade of women who claim to have had sexual encounters with the President is Elizabeth Ward Gracen, a 37-year-old actress and former Miss America.
News & Articles
- Tangipahoa Sheriff: Man, 24, caught having sexual encounter with girl, 13
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office says a 24-year-old man was caught having a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl.
June 11, 2013 - WDSU New Orleans
- Woman carjacked by suspected killer
Laura Sisk survived a close encounter with a man suspected of murdering his family before going on a shooting spree in Santa Monica, California on Friday. She describes the harrowing ordeal to Anderson Cooper in an exclusive interview.
June 11, 2013 - CNN
- CSA Summer Arts Encounter
Date: June 24-28, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Place: Wheaton College, Pierce Memorial Chapel Admission: $50-$75 Website: CSA Summer Arts Encounter Wheaton College Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Wheaton College offers Summer Arts Encounter June 24-28. …
June 10, 2013 - WGN TV Chicago
- TJ Bonner in Bay Area Indymedia
Bonner said that the alleged rock throwing "is a deadly force encounter, one that justifies the use of deadly force."
- Elena Kagan in World Magazine
The principal conflicts of interest that I would encounter arise from my service as solicitor general,Kagan wrote on her Senate questionnaire, adding that the only others she was aware of would involve Harvard litigation.
- Nicole Kidman in Ninemsn
One in three women will encounter violence in some way, shape or form against them in their lifetime,said Kidman, who is seven months pregnant to her country music star husband Keith Urban. "That's an extraordinary statistic. Yet do we...