Examples of combatant in a Sentence
Britain was a main combatant in World War II.
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Sanders says the actions of the attacker justify the enemy combatant label.
When police arrived, the combatants were gone, but a check found the bartender was operating with an expired license.
Two days before the actual fights, the combatants on UFC 217's main card met the media for a session that was lively in parts, not so much in others.
It is said that elephants never forget, and if that is true, then this year’s battle in South Africa will be familiar—only the combatants will be older, and elephant populations across Africa, far weaker.
The selection of Londono falls in line with previous steps the ex-combatants have taken in recent months to ensure the group’s historical leaders remain at the forefront of their political agenda.
Most of all, concentration camps made civilians into proxies in order to get at combatants who had dared defy the ruling power.
The Navy would also prefer new ships, but the only large surface combatant under construction is the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers, which have only 96 vertical launch silos apiece.
In any event, the combatants of the Reformation era would barely recognize the Church today.
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