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warfare

noun war·fare \ˈwr-ˌfer\

: military fighting in a war

: activity that is done as part of a struggle between competing groups, companies, etc.

Full Definition of WARFARE

1
:  military operations between enemies :  hostilities, war; also :  an activity undertaken by a political unit (as a nation) to weaken or destroy another <economic warfare>
2
:  struggle between competing entities :  conflict

Examples of WARFARE

  1. <that troubled household seems to be almost constantly in a state of warfare>
  2. <companies engaged in constant warfare for dominance in the market for home computers>

Origin of WARFARE

Middle English, from werre, warre war + fare journey, passage — more at fare
First Known Use: 15th century
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