Altercation ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Altercation ( noun )

A noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.

Origin:

Late 16th century (originally denoting a legal dispute): from latin altercatio(n-), from altercari "to dispute, wrangle".

Examples:

  1. The two politicians had a heated altercation on live television.
  2. The altercation between the two neighbors started over a parking spot.
  3. The manager had to intervene to prevent an altercation between two employees.
  4. The altercation between the football fans resulted in several arrests.
  5. The altercation ended with both parties apologizing to each other.

(As a verb)

Altercation ( verb )

A noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.

Origin:

Late 16th century (originally denoting a legal dispute): from latin altercatio(n-), from altercari "to dispute, wrangle".

Examples:

  1. The two politicians had a heated altercation on live television.
  2. The altercation between the two neighbors started over a parking spot.
  3. The manager had to intervene to prevent an altercation between two employees.
  4. The altercation between the football fans resulted in several arrests.
  5. The altercation ended with both parties apologizing to each other.
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