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war

noun [C]
 
 
/wɔːr/ COMMERCE, ECONOMICS
a situation in which businesses, countries, etc. compete against each other very strongly: In the supermarket war, Asda slashed the price of petrol.at war The banks are at war for each other's business accounts.lose/wage/win a war The EU is in danger of losing the propaganda war. →  See also bidding war , price war , sales war , trade war
Translations of “war”
in Arabic حَرْب…
in Korean 전쟁…
in Malaysian peperangan…
in French (de) guerre…
in Turkish harp, savaş, kavga…
in Italian guerra…
in Chinese (Traditional) (國家或群體之間的)戰爭, 爭奪,競爭…
in Russian война, борьба, соперничество…
in Polish wojna, walka…
in Vietnamese chiến tranh…
in Spanish guerra…
in Portuguese guerra…
in Thai สงคราม…
in German der Krieg, Kriegs-……
in Catalan guerra…
in Japanese 戦争…
in Indonesian perang…
in Chinese (Simplified) (国家或群体之间的)战争, 争夺,竞争…
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