Definition of co-belligerent in English:

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co-belligerent

Pronunciation: /ˌkōbəˈlijərənt/

noun

Any of two or more nations engaged in war as allies.
Example sentences
  • He had consulted no one over the Fourteen Points - certainly not the co-belligerents he still did not regard as ‘allies’.
  • It soon became embroiled in a controversy, one which ironically made co-belligerents, if not allies, of the divided parents.
  • Even after October 1943, when allowing Allied air bases in the Azores made it a co-belligerent, Portugal maintained an outward veneer of neutrality.

Derivatives

co-belligerence

noun
Example sentences
  • I am a firm advocate of the apologist's concept of co-belligerence.
  • There is no Scriptural foundation or instruction for cultural co-belligerence found anywhere in holy writ.
  • But now let us consider some practical issues for those who embark on a path of co-belligerence.
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