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guerrillanoun [C]

 us   /ɡəˈrɪl·ə/
a member of an unofficial military group that is trying to change the government by making sudden, unexpected attacks on the official army forces: guerrilla warfare
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guerrillanoun [C]

(also guerilla) uk   /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/  us   /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/

guerrillaadjective

uk   /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/  us   /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/
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Translations of “guerrilla”
in Korean 게릴라…
in Arabic مُتَمَرِّد, مُشارِك بِحَرْب العِصابات…
in Malaysian gerila…
in Russian партизан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊擊隊員…
in Italian guerrigliero, -a…
in Turkish gerilla, çeteci, yasa dışı isyan/başkaldırı çete üyesi…
in Polish partyzant/ka…
in Spanish guerrillero, -a…
in Vietnamese người du kích…
in Portuguese guerrilheiro, -a…
in Thai กองโจร…
in Catalan guerriller, -a…
in Japanese ゲリラ兵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游击队员…
in Indonesian gerilya…
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