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war game

noun

: a military training activity that is done to prepare for fighting in a war

Full Definition of WAR GAME

1
:  a simulated battle or campaign to test military concepts and usually conducted in conferences by officers acting as the opposing staffs
2
:  a two-sided umpired training maneuver with actual elements of the armed forces participating

First Known Use of WAR GAME

1828

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