Definition of 'warfare'
Example sentences containing 'warfare'
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Were they a preposterous joke or a serious contribution to modern warfare? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rebels have been warning of a turn to guerrilla warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The international vendetta that allegedly led to his death was obscured by a complex web of gang warfare and money laundering. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That could be consistent with gang warfare, it could be consistent with an uptick in the drug trade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is little hope in the whole system, which is like some kind of trench warfare in the face of adversity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A million French soldiers had been killed in trench warfare. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Troops found a white powder they suspected to be a chemical warfare agent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The second part is outright guerrilla warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This trench warfare will be against the background of vocal press campaigns. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is deemed necessary to contain gang warfare and political protests. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other units were seen in bright green biological and chemical warfare suits. The Sun (2016)Neither does it have to enter into open warfare. Christianity Today (2000)Instead it is being used to test the protective qualities of chemical warfare suits for combat soldiers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some elements of modern warfare have evolved away from personal bravery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The rest of the year it was like trench warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She called for an end to gang warfare and blasted crooks being freed to kill. The Sun (2008)It would be a form of biological warfare. The Sun (2013)In some areas drug dealing has resulted in open gang warfare. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)New series exploring how helicopters have changed the face of modern warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Americans should settle down for two years of trench warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Artificial life will lead to biological warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By the second open warfare had been declared. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006) Modern warfare requires all parts to work together as a team. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet week after week we see drug abuse go unpunished and gang warfare raging largely unchallenged on our streets. The Sun (2008)It was like urban guerrilla warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Political strife, warfare and trouble have been part of that uncompromising region of the world for centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our leader page has focused in the past week on chemical warfare and we mentioned one figure in particular who should be recalled and honoured. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But these options may not obtain and a colonial general will often have to cope as best he can with a variety of guerrilla warfare. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)For many years, my husband and my cleaner have conducted guerrilla warfare against me about our old brick kitchen floor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'warfare'
British English: warfare NOUN
Warfare is the activity of fighting a war.
...the threat of chemical warfare.
Definition of warfare from the Collins English Dictionary
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