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guerrillanoun [C]

(also guerilla) uk   us   /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/
a ​member of an ​unofficialmilitarygroup that is ​trying to ​change the ​government by making ​sudden, ​unexpectedattacks on the ​officialarmyforces: A ​smallband of guerrillas has ​blown up a ​train in the ​mountains. guerrilla warfare

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guerrillaadjective

uk   us   /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/
(Definition of guerrilla from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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guerrillanoun [C]

 us   /ɡəˈrɪl·ə/
a ​member of an ​unofficialmilitarygroup that is ​trying to ​change the ​government by making ​sudden, ​unexpectedattacks on the ​officialarmyforces: guerrilla ​warfare
(Definition of guerrilla from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “guerrilla”
in Korean 게릴라…
in Arabic مُتَمَرِّد, مُشارِك بِحَرْب العِصابات…
in Malaysian gerila…
in Russian партизан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊擊隊員…
in Italian guerrigliero, -a…
in Turkish gerilla, çeteci, yasa dışı isyan/başkaldırı çete üyesi…
in Polish partyzant/ka…
in Spanish guerrillero…
in Vietnamese người du kích…
in Portuguese guerrilheiro, -a…
in Thai กองโจร…
in Catalan guerriller, -a…
in Japanese ゲリラ兵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游击队员…
in Indonesian gerilya…
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