Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: war

1. war (om handling) the waging of armed conflict against an enemy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThousands of people were killed in the war.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)warfare


Mindre specifikke termeraction, military action


Mere specifikke termerbioattack, biologic attack, biological attack, biological warfare, BW, chemical operations, chemical warfare, civil war, hot war, information warfare, international jihad, IW, jehad, jihad, limited war, psychological warfare, war of nerves, world war


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerArab-Israeli War, Arab-Israeli War, Balkan Wars, Boer War, Chino-Japanese War, Crimean War, Franco-Prussian War, French and Indian War, Gulf War, Gulf War, Hundred Years' War, Iran-Iraq War, Korean War, Macedonian War, Mexican War, Napoleonic Wars, Peloponnesian War, Persian Gulf War, Punic War, Russo-Japanese War, Seven Years' War, Sino-Japanese War, Six Day War, Six-Day War, Spanish War, Spanish-American War, Thirty Years' War, Trojan War, Vietnam, Vietnam War, War of 1812, War of Greek Independence, War of the Austrian Succession, War of the Grand Alliance, War of the League of Augsburg, War of the Roses, War of the Spanish Succession, Wars of the Roses, Yom Kippur War


Omfatter disse specifikke termeraggression, armed combat, battle, combat, conflict, engagement, fight


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


Indenfor samme emneområdede-escalation, despoiler, freebooter, looter, pillager, plunderer, raider, side, spoiler, state of war, war

2. war (om tilstand) a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWar was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)state of war


Mindre specifikke termerantagonism, enmity, hostility


Mere specifikke termerproxy war


Overordnet emneområdewar, warfare


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)peace

3. war (om handling) an active struggle between competing entities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA price war.
A war of wits.
Diplomatic warfare.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)warfare


Mindre specifikke termerbattle, conflict, struggle


Mere specifikke termerdrug war, trench warfare

4. war (om handling) a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe war on poverty.
The war against crime.


Mindre specifikke termercampaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement


Engelsk udsagnsord: war

1. war (om konkurrence) make or wage war


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Mindre specifikke termercontend, fight, struggle


Mere specifikke termerblitzkrieg, go to war, take arms, take up arms


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)make peace









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