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combatant

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noun com·bat·ant \kəm-ˈba-tənt also ˈkäm-bə-tənt\

Simple Definition of combatant

  • : a person, group, or country that fights in a war or battle

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of combatant

  1. :  one that is engaged in or ready to engage in combat

combatant adjective

Examples of combatant in a sentence

  1. Britain was a main combatant in World War II.



15th Century

First Known Use of combatant

15th century


COMBATANT Defined for Kids

combatant

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noun com·bat·ant \kəm-ˈba-tənt, ˈkäm-bə-tənt\

Definition of combatant for Students

  1. :  a person who takes part in a combat





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