Simple Definition of combatant
: a person, group, or country that fights in a war or battle
Full Definition of combatant
: one that is engaged in or ready to engage in combat
Examples of combatant
Britain was a main combatant in World War II.
First Known Use of combatant
COMBATANT Defined for Kids
Definition of combatant
: a person who takes part in a combat
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