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warfare

noun [U]  /ˈwɔrˌfeər/ us  
the activity of fighting a war or strongly competing, esp. with reference to the type of weapons used or to the way the fighting is done: psychological/nuclear warfare economic warfare
Translations of “warfare”
in Korean 전쟁…
in Arabic حَرْب, قِتال…
in Portuguese guerra…
in Catalan guerra…
in Japanese (特定の兵器を使った)戦争…
in Italian guerra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰爭, 作戰,交戰…
in Russian война, боевые действия…
in Turkish savaş, harp…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战争, 作战,交战…
in Polish wojna, działania wojenne…
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