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world war

noun

: a war involving many nations of the world

Full Definition of WORLD WAR

:  a war engaged in by all or most of the principal nations of the world; especially capitalized both Ws :  either of two such wars of the first half of the 20th century
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Examples of WORLD WAR

  1. He fought in both World Wars.
  2. The nations were prepared for world war.

First Known Use of WORLD WAR

1909

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