Translation of war in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- during the (19)14-18 warthe War of Independencedurante la guerra del 14First/Second World War,, World War I/IIla Guerra de la Independenciaa holy warPrimera/Segunda Guerra Mundialto be at war with somebody/somethinguna guerra santato wage warestar en guerra con alguien/algoto declare war on somebody/somethinghacer la guerrato go to war (with somebody) (over something)declararle la guerra a alguien/algoan act of warentrar en guerra (con alguien) (por algo)the war on crime/povertyun acto bélico or de guerraa war of nervesla lucha contra la delincuencia/la pobrezaa war of words has broken outuna guerra de nerviosthe class warha empezado una discusióna price warla lucha de clasesto be in the warsyou look as if you've been in the wars!una guerra de precioswar dead¡parece que vienes de la guerra!war refugee war veteranmuertos (masculine plural) de guerra
intransitive verb -rr-
- [literary] (usually in -ing form)Example sentences
- Every emotion he'd ever known warred within his head and gut, twisting his insides about with sickening force.
- As both books well demonstrate, the organizations warred with each other as much as they worked against a common enemy.
- Frustration and uncertainty had warred within him as he awaited Jerry's arrival home.
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