Simple past tense and past participle of encounter.(verb)
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Use "encountered" in a sentence
"However, this type of positive accountability is the not the definition encountered in most corporate environments."
"Just days after a Turkish court lifted a more than two-year ban on YouTube, Turks attempting to directly access YouTube on Tuesday evening again encountered a blank screen with a message informing them that YouTube was blocked as part of a May 2008 court order."
"In your book, you juxtapose the exotic scenes and pristine lands the captain encountered in his travels to the loss of native culture and environment that has taken place since."