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single combat

sin·gle com·bat
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sing-guh l verb kuh m-bat, kom-bat, kuhm-]
    • /ˈsɪŋ gəl verb kəmˈbæt, ˈkɒm bæt, ˈkʌm-/
    • /ˈsɪŋɡl ˈkɒm.bæt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sing-guh l verb kuh m-bat, kom-bat, kuhm-]
    • /ˈsɪŋ gəl verb kəmˈbæt, ˈkɒm bæt, ˈkʌm-/

Definitions of single combat words

  • noun single combat combat between two persons. 1
  • noun single combat a fight between two individuals; duel 0
  • noun single combat a fight between two people, usually with weapons 0

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Origin of single combat

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
First recorded in 1600-10

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Parts of speech for Single combat

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

single combat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

single combat usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for single combat

noun single combat

  • duel — a prearranged combat between two persons, fought with deadly weapons according to an accepted code of procedure, especially to settle a private quarrel.

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