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war
British English: /wɔː/
American English: /wɔr/

Translation of war in German:

noun

  • 1
    Krieg, der
    between the wars
    zwischen den Weltkriegen
    declare war
    den Krieg erklären
    on Dat.
    an act of war
    ein kriegerischer Akt
    a war of conquest/aggression
    ein Eroberungs-/Angriffskrieg
    be at war
    sich im Krieg befinden
    make war
    Krieg führen
    on gegen
    go to war
    against gegen
    carry the war into the enemy's camp
    [figurative]
    den Spieß umdrehen
    look as though one/it has been in the wars
    ziemlich mitgenommen aussehen
  • 2
    (science)
    the art of war
    die Kriegskunst
    laws of war
    Kriegsrecht, das
    rights of war
    Kriegsrechte
  • 3 [figurative]
    (conflict)
    Krieg, der
    war of nerves
    Nervenkrieg, der
    war of words
    Wortgefecht, das
  • 4 [figurative]
    (fight, campaign)
    Kampf, der
    on, against gegen
    declare war on poverty
    der Armut den Kampf ansagen

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