armed combat

noun
an engagement fought between two military forces
Syn: ↑combat
Derivationally related forms: ↑combat (for: ↑combat)
Hypernyms: ↑battle, ↑conflict, ↑fight, ↑engagement
Hyponyms: ↑hostilities, ↑belligerency, ↑trench warfare, ↑aggression
Part Holonyms: ↑war, ↑warfare

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