war crime Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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war crimenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​crimecommitted during a ​war that ​breaks the ​acceptedinternationalrules of ​war: Genocide is a ​warcrime.
(Definition of war crime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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war crimenoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔr ˌkrɑɪm/
world history an ​act, such as harming ​prisoners or ​children, that is against the ​agreedinternationalrules of war
(Definition of war crime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “war crime”
in Chinese (Simplified) 战争罪行…
in Turkish savaş suçu…
in Russian военное преступление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰爭罪行…
in Polish zbrodnia wojenna…
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