encounter

  1. a minor short-term fight
  2. a casual or unexpected convergence
  3. a casual meeting with a person of thing
  4. a hostile disagreement face-to-face

Encounter

A contact between an individual and the health care system for a health care service or set of services related to one or more medical conditions.
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Encounter

A meeting between two or more individuals in a situation of face-to-face interaction. Our day-to-day lives can be seen as a series of different encounters strung out across the course of the day. In modern societies, many of the encounters we have with others involve strangers rather than people we know well.
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encounter

[n] - a casual meeting with a person of thing
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Encounter

En·coun'ter transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Encountered ; present participle & verbal noun Encountering .] [ Old French encontrer ; prefix en- (L. in ) + contre against, Latin contra . ...
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encounter

1. A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or incidental meeting; an interview. 'To shun the encounter of the vulgar crowd.' (Pope) ... 2. A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a battle; as, a bloody encounter. 'As one for . . . Fierce encounters fit'. (Spenser) 'To join their dark encounter in mid-air'. (Milton). ... Synony...
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encounter

noun a casual meeting with a person of thing
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Encounter

• (v. t.) A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a battle; as, a bloody encounter. • (adv.) To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend...
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Encounter

[game] Encounter is an international network of active urban games. Also known as `Схватка` (reads as `skhvatka`) (translated `Combat` from Russian) – the game that gave birth to this project. == Project history == The game rules applied today were developed by Ivan Masliukov in 2001 as part of the Skhvatka project. Ivan Masliukov ...
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Encounter

[video game] Encounter (also known as Encounter!) is a shoot `em up computer game published by Novagen Software. It was released for the Commodore 64 and Atari 800 computers in 1984. (The Atari 800 release included both 16K and 32K versions). Versions for the 16-bit Amiga and Atari ST computers followed in 1991. Your Commodore rated Encount...
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Encounter

HMS Encounter was a British Eclipse Class destroyer of 1375 tons displacement launched in 1934 and sunk during the Second World War. She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns; two depth-charge throwers and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36.7 knots and a rang...
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Encounter

[psychology] The term `encounter`, in the context of existential-humanism (like existential therapy), has the specific meaning of an authentic, congruent meeting between individuals. ==Examples== Some uses of the concept of encountering: ...
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Encounter

[magazine] Encounter was a literary magazine, founded in 1953 by poet Stephen Spender and journalist Irving Kristol. The magazine ceased publication in 1991. Published in the United Kingdom, it was a largely Anglo-American intellectual and cultural journal, originally associated with the anti-Stalinist left. The magazine received covert fun...
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Encounter

For bird banding, handling a banded bird, alive or dead, or a report of a band subsequent to initial banding.
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encounter

when a wolf meets its prey. Much has been learned about how wolves select a specific prey animal; much is still a mystery. Wolves are opportunistic; that is they look for opportunities to get a meal at the least amount of risk to themselves. This means they usually select vulnerable animals - usually the weak or the young. No one is really sure how...
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encounter

come upon, as if by accident
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