sabre-rattling Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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sabre-rattlingnoun [U]

UK disapproving (US saber-rattling) uk   /ˈseɪ.bəˌræt.l̩.ɪŋ/  us   /-bɚˌræt̬-/
talking and ​behaving in a way that ​threatensmilitaryaction
(Definition of sabre-rattling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sabre-rattling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 武力威胁,武力恫吓…
in Chinese (Traditional) 武力威脅,武力恫嚇…
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