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English definition of “combatant”

combatant

noun [C]     /ˈkɒm.bə.tənt/ US  /ˈkɑːm.bə.tənt/ formal
a person who fights in a warSoldiers and people who fight in wars
(Definition of combatant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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