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Translation of "war" - English-Spanish dictionary

war

noun   /wɔːr/
A2 fighting, using soldiers and weapons, between two or more countries, or two or more groups inside a country guerra They’ve been at war for the past five years.
(Definition of war from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

war

noun /woː/
(an) armed struggle, especially between nations guerra Their leader has declared war on Britain The larger army will win the war the horrors of war (also adjective) He is guilty of war crimes.
warlike adjective
(opposite unwarlike) fond of, or likely to begin, war belicoso a warlike nation.
warrior /ˈwo-/ noun
a soldier or skilled fighting man, especially in primitive societies guerrero The chief of the tribe called his warriors together (also adjective) a warrior prince.
war correspondent noun
a newspaper reporter who writes articles on a war especially from the scene of fighting. corresponsal de guerra
war cry noun ( plural war cries)
a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers grito de guerra ’For king and country’ was the war cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.
war dance noun
a dance performed by the people of some primitive societies before going to war. danza guerrera
warfare noun
fighting, as in a war guerra the weapons of modern warfare He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.
warhead noun
the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc ojiva, cabeza nuclear warheads.
warhorse noun
a horse used in battle. caballo de guerra
warlord noun
a very powerful military leader. señor de la guerra; jefe militar
warmonger noun
a person who encourages war(s), often for personal reasons. belicista
warpaint noun
paint applied to the face etc by the people of some primitive societies before going into battle. pintura de guerra
warship noun
a ship used in war or defence/defense. buque/barco de guerra
wartime noun
the time during which a country, a people etc is at war tiempo(s) de guerra There is a great deal of hardship and misery in wartime (also adjective) a wartime economy.
war of nerves noun
a war, contest etc in which each side tries to win by making the other nervous, eg by bluff, rather than by actually fighting guerra de nervios, guerra psicológica A game of chess can become a war of nerves.
(Definition of war from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “war”
in Korean 전쟁…
in Arabic حَرْب…
in Malaysian peperangan…
in French (de) guerre…
in Russian война, борьба, соперничество…
in Chinese (Traditional) (國家或群體之間的)戰爭, 爭奪,競爭…
in Italian guerra…
in Turkish harp, savaş, kavga…
in Polish wojna, walka…
in Vietnamese chiến tranh…
in Portuguese guerra…
in Thai สงคราม…
in German der Krieg, Kriegs-……
in Catalan guerra…
in Japanese 戦争…
in Chinese (Simplified) (国家或群体之间的)战争, 争夺,竞争…
in Indonesian perang…
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