phoney war Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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phoney warnoun [C usually singular]

(also phony war) uk   us   UK
a ​period during a ​war when there is no ​fighting and the ​situationappearscalm
(Definition of phoney war from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “phoney war”
in Chinese (Simplified) (战争期间的)停战时期,假战争…
in Chinese (Traditional) (戰爭期間的)停戰時期,假戰爭…
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