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war game

noun

Simple Definition of war game

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

Full Definition of war game

  1. 1 :  a simulated battle or campaign to test military concepts and usually conducted in conferences by officers acting as the opposing staffs

  2. 2 :  a two-sided umpired training maneuver with actual elements of the armed forces participating


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