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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /-t̬ɚ/
    • /ɪnˈkaʊn.tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-t̬ɚ/

Definition of encounters word

  • noun encounters Plural form of encounter. 1

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Parts of speech for Encounters


encounters popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

encounters usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for encounters

noun encounters

  • confrontations — Plural form of confrontation.
  • rendezvous — an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain time and place.
  • appointments — Plural form of appointment.
  • arguments — an oral disagreement; verbal opposition; contention; altercation: a violent argument.
  • actions — an independent agency created in 1971 to administer domestic volunteer programs.

verb encounters

  • bears — Plural form of bear.
  • attacks — Plural form of attack.
  • affronts — Plural form of affront.

Antonyms for encounters

noun encounters

  • accords — Plural form of accord.
  • agreements — Plural form of agreement.
  • calms — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of calm.

verb encounters

  • cancels — Plural form of cancel.
  • dodges — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dodge.
  • disconnects — Plural form of disconnect.
  • misses — to fail to hit or strike: to miss a target.

Top questions with encounters

  • what does encounters mean?
  • where was close encounters of the third kind filmed?
  • where was grave encounters filmed?

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