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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
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