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combativeadjective

uk   /ˈkɒm.bə.tɪv/  us   /ˈkɑːm.bə.t̬ɪv/ formal
eager to ​fight or ​argue: The ​primeminister was in a combative ​mood, ​twiceaccusing the ​opposition of ​grossincompetence.
(Definition of combative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “combative”
in Chinese (Simplified) 好战的, 好斗的, 好争论的…
in Turkish kavgacı, kavgayı/dalaşmayı seven…
in Russian воинственный, агрессивный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好戰的, 好鬥的, 好爭論的…
in Polish wojowniczy…
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