warfare Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"warfare" in British English

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warfarenoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɔː.feər/  us   /ˈwɔːr.fer/
the ​activity of ​fighting a ​war, often ​including the ​weapons and ​methods that are used: guerrilla/​naval/​nuclear/​trench warfare
(Definition of warfare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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warfarenoun [U]

 us   /ˈwɔrˌfeər/
the ​activity of ​fighting a ​war or ​stronglycompeting, esp. with ​reference to the ​type of ​weapons used or to the way the ​fighting is done: psychological/​nuclear warfare economic warfare
(Definition of warfare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “warfare”
in Arabic حَرْب, قِتال…
in Korean 전쟁…
in Portuguese guerra…
in Catalan guerra…
in Japanese (特定の兵器を使った)戦争…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战争, 作战,交战…
in Turkish savaş, harp…
in Russian война, боевые действия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰爭, 作戰,交戰…
in Italian guerra…
in Polish wojna, działania wojenne…
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