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English definition of “combat”


noun [C/U]    /ˈkɑm·bæt/
fighting during a time of war : [U] a combat jacket / zone / casualty [U] No one knew how many troops had died in combat. Combat is also a fight between two people or things: [C] The film explores the combat between good and evil . combative    /kəmˈbæt̬·ɪv/ adjective When you are in a combative mood , you are not pleasant company .
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