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combat

noun     /ˈkɒm.bæt/ US  /ˈkɑːm-/
C2 [C or U] a fight, especially during a war: There was fierce combat between the two sides. No one knew how many troops had died in combat. The soldiers were engaged in hand-to-hand combat. armed combat (= fighting with weapons) unarmed combat (= fighting without weapons)Fighting [C] a fight between two people or things: The film explores the combat between good and evil.Fighting
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