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air support

Line breaks: air sup|port

Definition of air support in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Assistance given to ground or naval forces in an operation by their own or allied aircraft.
Example sentences
  • Their main job is providing close air support to ground forces in the field.
  • Coalition ground forces wanted air support to take out harassing enemy artillery.
  • Before they arrived in the country, carrier-based aircraft and others provided air support.

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