Definición de duel en inglés:

duel

Saltos de línea: duel
Pronunciación: /ˈdjuːəl
 
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sustantivo

chiefly • historical

verbo (duels, duelling, duelled; US duels, dueling, dueled)

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  • Fight a duel or duels: shall we duel over this? (as noun duelling) duelling had been forbidden for serving officers
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • So, after days spent duelling and fighting, I was able to go back and soak in warm mineral baths overlooking the magnificent Tuscan countryside.
    • They made it look easy, and I thought that maybe I could win the fight by dueling like they had.
    • At the time of going to Press last night, the two combatants were duelling in a tie breaker to decide who advances to the quarter-finals.
    Sinónimos
    fight a duel; fight, clash, battle, combat, contend
    archaic go out

Derivativos

dueller

(US dueler) sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The two duellers circled each other cautiously.
  • The duelers were face to face, just a sword length away.
  • Then, at a signal from the general, the duelers unsheathed their wooden swords and assumed combat stances.

duellist

(US duelist) sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Dueling was illegal in both New York and New Jersey; New York duelists frequented this spot because its remoteness made it unlikely that they would be disturbed.
  • Like enormous duellists, they approached each other with blades whirling and the first time the blades met they shot off a tremendous shower of sparks.
  • Minutes passed rapidly and both duellists ran out of breath.

Origen

late 15th century: from Latin duellum, archaic and literary form of bellum 'war', used in medieval Latin with the meaning 'combat between two persons', partly influenced by dualis 'of two'. The original sense was 'single combat used to decide a judicial dispute'; the sense 'contest to decide a point of honour' dates from the early 17th century.

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