Translation of "war" - English-Turkish dictionary

war

noun uk us /wɔːr/
FIGHTING [ C, U ]

A2 fighting, using soldiers and weapons, between two or more countries, or two or more groups inside a country

harp, savaş
They've been at war for the past five years.
He was only a child when the war broke out (= started).
If this country goes to war (= starts to fight in a war), thousands of people will die.
COMPETING [ C, U ]

when two or more groups are trying to be more successful than each other

savaş, kavga, mücadele
a price war between supermarkets
TO STOP [ no plural ]

an attempt to stop something bad or illegal

mücadele, çaba, savaş, teşebbüs
the war against crime/drugs
→ See also civil war , prisoner of war , world war

(Translation of “war” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)