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air power

Syllabification: air pow·er

Definition of air power in English:

noun

Airborne military forces.
Example sentences
  • Armoured combined arms countered by air power and infantry anti-armour weapons
  • If the victorious powers of the First World War were investing little in military air power, this was not true elsewhere in the world.
  • In addition, Fettweis's belief in the dominance and efficacy of air power seems misplaced.

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