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warfare Line breaks: war|fare
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːfɛː/

Definition of warfare in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Engagement in or the activities involved in war or conflict: guerrilla warfare
More example sentences
  • The relationship between guerrilla warfare and terrorism was always complicated.
  • The computer is as much a part of modern warfare as mud, blood and bullets.
  • His deep and abiding interest in infantry warfare was soon to pay great dividends.
Synonyms
fighting, war, combat, conflict, armed conflict, struggle, military action, hostilities;
strife, hostility, enmity, antagonism, discord

Words that rhyme with warfare

fieldfare • funfair

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