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Translation of combat in Spanish:

transitive verb (British) combatting combatted

American English: /kəmˈbæt/
, /ˈkɑmˌbæt/
British English: /ˈkɒmbat/


American English: /ˈkɑmˌbæt/
British English: /ˈkɒmbat/
  • countable and uncountable single combat
    combate singular
    close combat
    combate cuerpo a cuerpo
    (before noun) (strategy/force/troops/zone)
    de combate
    Example sentences
    • All four of his sons fought in combat in World War I and his daughter served as a Red Cross nurse in France.
    • Nothing about aerial combats in the area could be found in naval archives or period newspapers, but pilots who had once flown with the 367 Fighter Group contacted the divers on the Internet when news of the find emerged.
    • One might criticize this volume for its overwhelming focus on the sharp end of individual aerial combats and its near-total neglect of many other facets of the air war on the eastern front.
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