A meeting, especially one that happens by chance.
I've had many close encounters with bad drivers.
She's the most beautiful girl I've ever encountered.
bump into someone
=run into someone
I bumped into my ex when I was at the cinema yesterday.
The car bumped its way slowly down the dirt track.
If the books [have been cataloged] last week, why haven't they been placed on the shelf?
A. have been cataloged
B. would have been cataloged
C. was cataloged
D. were cataloged
E. had been cataloged