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noun (wikipedia, mul=war (card game))
  1. A conflict involving the organized use of arms and physical force between countries or other large-scale armed groups. The warring parties hold territory, which they can win or lose; and each has a leading person or organization which can surrender, or collapse, thus ending the war.
  2. (context, rhetorical) A campaign against something. E.g., the war on drugs is a campaign against the use of narcotic drugs; the war on terror is a campaign against terrorist crime.
  3. (context, by analogy, uncountable) A particular card game for two players.
verb (war, r, ed)
  1. To engage in conflict with a foe.
His emotions with his intellect, making him conflicted.
Etymology: Anglo-Norman werre from Old Northern French werre, a variant of guerre, from Old Franconian werra, ultimately from Indo-European
  • werza-, meaning "mixture" or "confusion."



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