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fracas
American English: /ˈfreɪkəs/
, /ˈfrækəs/
British English: /ˈfrakɑː/

Translation of fracas in Spanish:

noun plural fracases or (British English) fracas Pronunciation: / -z /

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    Example sentences
    • There were fights and fracas where I saw guns, knives, baseball bats and the rest, but nothing I couldn't handle.
    • During the fracas, a single gun shot was fired leaving a 24-year-old man wounded..
    • Fowler also suffered a suspected broken nose in April 1999 during a fracas outside a Liverpool hotel.

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