Definition Of encountering


unexpectedly experience or be faced with (something difficult or hostile).

we have encountered one small problem

Example Of encountering

  • An animal may experience conflicting urges when encountering a threat.

  • Anemia in children is commonly encountered by the family physician.

  • Bands we encounter on the road are always in awe of our awesome van.

  • But I've never encountered any real difficulties or trouble.

  • But they're likely to encounter a hostile European Union.

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