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[せん()·そう()]
sensou
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 戦争

noun, suru verb
  1. war
  2. fighting; fierce competition

Definition and Synonyms for 戦争

War a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious
Synonyms: 戦争
Hostilities fighting
Synonyms: 戦争
Warfare the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
Synonyms: 交戦, 兵戈, 兵甲, 兵革, 兵馬, 合戦, 干戈, 弓矢, 弓箭, , , 戦い, 戦う, 戦争, 戦役, 戦火, 甲兵, 矢石, 矢石, , 軍役, 軍旅
Warfare an active struggle between competing entities
Synonyms: 戦争
War a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
Synonyms: 大戦, 戦争, 戦争状態, 戦役, 戦火, 軍役, 軍旅
Hostilities acts of overt warfare
Synonyms: 戦争

Meanings for each kanji in 戦争

war; battle; match Kanji Details »
contend; dispute; argue Kanji Details »

Categories 戦争 is a member of

Crusade a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
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Action a military engagement
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Battle an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
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Armed Combat an engagement fought between two military forces
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Hostility a state of deep-seated ill-will
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Sample Sentences for 戦争

Many atrocities were committed during the war.
Let us hope the world will never be on the brink of a nuclear war.
How old were you when the war broke out?
If there's a world-wide all-out nuclear war it's said that there will be a "nuclear winter" all over the planet for several months.
The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.

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