Definition of wargaming in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôrˌɡāmiNG/
(also war gaming)


1The action of playing a war game as a leisure activity or exercise in personal development.
Example sentences
  • We believe those experts can be developed and nurtured through the time-tested practice of wargaming - particularly if they learn, along the way, that you can't win 'em all.
  • Unfortunately, the use of wargaming in the American military is not universal.
1.1The action of engaging in a campaign or course of action using the strategies of a military exercise.
Example sentences
  • The interesting mix of military history and wargaming is important to the profession of arms.
  • Then some years later wargaming would be formally adopted by that country's military.
  • Soviet wargaming could not adjudicate the strategic impacts of air power.

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Syllabification: war·gam·ing

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