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the Axis

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   us  
the countries, including Germany, Italy, and Japan, that fought against the Allies in the Second World War: the Axis powers/nations
Translations of “the Axis”
in Chinese (Traditional) (第二次世界大戰中的)軸心國…
in Chinese (Simplified) (第二次世界大战中的)轴心国…
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