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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A battle or struggle.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A battle or struggle. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: Fight against.

Usage examples (38)
  • He went into combat knowing he could die.
  • Verb (used with object) : to combat crime
  • Verb (used without object) : to combat with disease
  • Because of privacy laws, confirming that a soldier was wounded in combat is difficult. for more
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