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

Translation of war in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (armed conflict) the horrors of war
    gli orrori della guerra
    the day war broke out in the war between the wars (world wars)
    tra le due guerre
    a state of war now exists between our two countries
    le nostre due nazioni sono ormai in stato di guerra
    to win, lose a war to go off to the war to go to war against
    entrare in guerra contro (country)
    to wage war on
    fare guerra a (country)
    to be at war with a country
    essere in guerra con una nazione
    a war over o about
    una guerra per (land, independence)
    una guerra su (issue, problem)
    before n (debts, correspondent, crime, criminal, effort, film, hero, historian, medal, photographer, widow, wound, cemetery, zone)
    di guerra
    (leader)
    militare
    war deaths
    vittime di guerra
    he has a good war record
    ha un buon stato di servizio in guerra
  • 2 [figurative] (fierce competition) price, trade war
    guerra dei prezzi, commerciale
    a state of war now exists between the two departments, companies
    ormai è guerra aperta tra i due reparti, le due società
    a war of words
  • 3 [figurative] (to eradicate something) the war against drug traffickers
    la guerra ai narcotrafficanti
    to wage war on o against
    dichiarare guerra alla (poverty, crime)

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -rr-

  • to war with a country, one's neighbours
    essere in guerra contro una nazione, con i vicini (over a causa di)

Idioms

you look as if you've been in the wars

sembra che tu abbia fatto la guerra o hai l'aria sconvolta

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