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prisoner of war

noun [C] uk   us   (abbreviation POW)
a member of the armed forces who has been caught by enemy forces during a war: a prisoner of war camp
Translations of “prisoner of war”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰俘…
in Russian военнопленный…
in Turkish savaş esiri/tutsağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战俘…
in Polish jeniec wojenny…
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