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war–game

verb

Definition of war–game

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to plan or conduct in the manner of a war game <war-gamed an invasion — Newsweek>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to conduct a war game



1942

First Known Use of war–game

1942


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