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combatant
American English: /kəmˈbætnt/
, /ˈkɑmbədənt/
British English: /ˈkɒmbət(ə)nt/
, /ˈkʌmbət(ə)nt/

Translation of combatant in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Such unit cohesion in turn creates strong incentives to continue fighting when engaged in combat, because the combatant ultimately will fight in order to not let the other members of his unit down.
    • Commanders must distinguish civilians and civilian objects from combatants and military objects under the principle of discrimination.
    • Since such a war is more destructive to the civilian population than to the combatants, the militias have little incentive to opt for a peace that does not favor their corporate agenda.

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