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prisoner of war

noun [C]
 
 
( plural prisoners of war)
a soldier who is caught by enemy soldiers during a war: a prisoner of war campPeople held in prisonSoldiers and people who fight in wars
Translations of “prisoner of war”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰俘…
in Russian военнопленный…
in Turkish savaş esiri/tutsağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战俘…
in Polish jeniec wojenny…
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