Examples of combatant in a Sentence
Britain was a main combatant in World War II.
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Later in the 2000s, those stars included Wrestlemania combatants Jack Swagger and Alberto Del Rio.
Unknown combatants Based on radiocarbon dating of the bones (mostly collagen from lower jaws), the battle at Alken Enge happened at around the time the Roman Empire was expanding into what was then northern Germania.
The government claims presidential authorities as well as congressionally approved war powers written after 9/11 provide the legal basis to hold the detainee as an enemy combatant linked to the IS group.
The most prominent combatants are the teachers union and charter-school supporters, who typically back opposing slates for the school board.
But what makes this different is the number of jobs open and the level at which the combatants for those jobs have been performing.
Trump asserted that the U.S. maintains the option to detain additional enemy combatants at the facility when necessary, according to the summary of the order.
But Beauvois has also the grace to perceive the humanity in all the combatants.
When an ad-hoc group of ISIS aligned militants laid siege to Marawi City in the Philippines in May 2017, Indonesian fighters were among the combatants.
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COMBATANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of combatant for English Language Learners
: a person, group, or country that fights in a war or battle
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