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War (IPA: /ˈwɔɹ/)


War (a.)

Ware; aware.

War (n.)

A contest between nations or states, carried on by force, whether for defence, for revenging insults and redressing wrongs, for the extension of commerce, for the acquisition of territory, for obtaining and establishing the superiority and dominion of one over the other, or for any other purpose; armed conflict of sovereign powers; declared and open hostilities.

War (n.)

A condition of belligerency to be maintained by physical force. In this sense, levying war against the sovereign authority is treason.

War (n.)

Instruments of war.

War (n.)

Forces; army.

War (n.)

The profession of arms; the art of war.

War (n.)

a state of opposition or contest; an act of opposition; an inimical contest, act, or action; enmity; hostility.

War (v. i.)

To make war; to invade or attack a state or nation with force of arms; to carry on hostilities; to be in a state by violence.

War (v. i.)

To contend; to strive violently; to fight.

War (v. t.)

To make war upon; to fight.

War (v. t.)

To carry on, as a contest; to wage.

War

Organised and prolonged violent conflict between states

War

Part of name

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Genetic element in the species Drosophila melanogaster

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1983 studio album by U2

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2007 film by Philip Atwell

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " I saw these terrible things, and took great part in them." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Welcome to the GWOJ ." GWOJ ?" Global War on Jones ."" - Neal Stephenson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [I]n war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [The great questions of the day] are not decided by speeches and majority votes, but by blood and iron." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [The Russians] dashed on towards that thin line tipped with steel." - War


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