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Engelsk substantiv: war

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)warfare


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction, military action


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbioattack, 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkArab-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 spesifikke uttrykkaggression, armed combat, battle, combat, conflict, engagement, fight


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


Forekomster i samme kategoride-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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)state of war


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkantagonism, enmity, hostility


Mere spesifikke uttrykkproxy war


Overordnet kategoriwar, warfare


Uttrykk med motsatt 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)warfare


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbattle, conflict, struggle


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdrug 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 spesifikke uttrykkcampaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement


Engelsk verb: war

1. war (om konkurranse) make or wage war


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcontend, fight, struggle


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblitzkrieg, go to war, take arms, take up arms


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)make peace









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