Definition of 'war-torn'
Example sentences containing 'war-torn'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
By claiming to be fleeing the war-torn countries their asylum claims look more plausible and are likelier to succeed.The Sun (2016)
It it is understood he was not deported because war-torn Somalia is regarded as a dangerous country.The Sun (2006) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2015)
The war-torn country is rich in hydrocarbons but current production is some 500,000 barrels per day.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2007)
The Sun has obtained the first footage of extremists taking advantage of the civil war to gain a foothold in the war-torn country.The Sun (2012)
AFTER seeing many bad stories on Afghanistan it was a great delight to finally see an absorbing and uplifting programme on the war-torn country.The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'war-torn'
View usage over:
Definition of war-torn from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.