Definition of atomic war in English:

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atomic war

noun

[mass noun]
Warfare in which atom bombs are used.
Example sentences
  • He even went so far as to admit that atomic war would be catastrophic for all mankind, but he was soon persuaded by his colleagues to backtrack.
  • How else would I be able to argue that the only response that would be unreasonable would be atomic war?
  • If statesmen failed to prevent atomic war, he said, ‘the war after that will be fought with sticks and stones.’

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