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a. A violent fight between or as if between dogs.
b. An illegal, organized fight between dogs, arranged for spectator entertainment and betting.
2. An aerial battle between fighter planes.
v. dog·fought, dog·fight·ing, dog·fights
1. To arrange illegal dogfights.
2. To engage in a dogfight.
To engage in a dogfight with.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Military) close quarters combat between fighter aircraft
2. any rough violent fight
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., v. -fought, -fight•ing. n.
1. a violent fight between dogs.
2. combat between enemy aircraft.
3. any rough-and-tumble physical battle.v.t.
4. to engage in a dogfight with.v.i.
5. to engage in a dogfight.
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|Noun||1.||dogfight - a fiercely disputed contest; "their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them"; "a real dogfight for third place"; "a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract"|
|2.||dogfight - disorderly fighting|
|3.||dogfight - an aerial engagement between fighter planes|
|4.||dogfight - a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)|
|Verb||1.||dogfight - arrange for an illegal dogfight|
|2.||dogfight - engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane|
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dogfight[ˈdɒgfaɪt] N (Aer) → combate m aéreo (reñido y confuso) (= squabble) → trifulca f, refriega f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
dogfightdog fight [ˈdɒgfaɪt] n
(= struggle) (between competitors, organizations) → bagarre f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995