War.

abbreviation Warwickshire.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • War — • In its juridical sense, a contention carried on by force of arms between sovereign states, or communities having in this regard the right of states Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. War     War …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • War — War, n. [OE. & AS. werre; akin to OHG. werra scandal, quarrel, sedition, werran to confound, mix, D. warren, G. wirren, verwirren, to embroil, confound, disturb, and perhaps to E. worse; cf. OF. werre war, F. querre, of Teutonic origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • war — W1S3 [wo: US wo:r] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old North French; Origin: werre, from Old French guerre] 1.) [U and C] when there is fighting between two or more countries or between opposing groups within a country, involving large numbers of soldiers… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • war — [ wɔr ] noun *** ▸ 1 when countries fight ▸ 2 effort to stop something ▸ 3 when people compete ▸ 4 when people fight/argue ▸ 5 World War II ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount fighting between two or more countries, that involves the use of the military and …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • war — [wɔː ǁ wɔːr] noun [countable] price/​trade/​sales war COMMERCE a situation in which countries or companies compete against each other very strongly: • Manufacturers of basic commodity products are vulnerable to price wars when demand is slow. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • WAR — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • War§ow — Скриншот из War§ow 0.3 Разработчик War§ow team Издатель Chasseur de bots Дата выпуска 28.02.2008 0.42 (текущ. вер.) 08.06.2005 0.04a (1я публ. вер.) …   Википедия

  • war — war1 [wôr] n. [ME werre < NormFr < Frank * werra, confusion, strife, akin ? to OHG (fir)werran, to confuse < ?] 1. open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country 2. any active hostility, contention, or… …   English World dictionary

  • War — que se traduce como guerra en inglés puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Lucha 2 Lugares 3 Música 4 Cine 5 Otro …   Wikipedia Español

  • war — (wôr) n. 1) a) A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties. b) The period of such conflict. c) The techniques and procedures of war; military science. 2) a) A condition of active antagonism or… …   Word Histories

  • War? — «War?» de System of a Down del álbum System of a Down Publicación 1999 Grabación noviembre de 1997 – marzo de 1998 en Sound City, Van Nuys, California Género(s) Heavy Metal …   Wikipedia Español

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