Examples of combatant in a Sentence
Britain was a main combatant in World War II.
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The combatants: Crusading women’s rights lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents four of the six other accusers who testified at either the first trial or the retrial.
The combatant starting that battle was Yankees’ first baseman Tyler Austin, who slammed his bat down and stormed towards Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly in the seventh inning after Kelly lobbed a fastball at his side.
Building a great Border Wall, with drugs (poison) and enemy combatants pouring into our Country, is all about National Defense.
But that damage will likely be on the same order of magnitude as caused by a flustered, armed educator pressed into the role of combatant.
Surrounded by potential enemies and in need of support, the PYD has flirted with nearly all of the combatants in Syria.
None have been publicly identified as enemy combatants.
Starting in the late sixties, efforts to monitor enemy combatants abroad and dissident groups at home spurred data-collection efforts such as the Cambridge Project and CONUS Intel, the latter of which led to congressional hearings on privacy.
Violence along Ecuador's northern border has increased in recent weeks as officials clash with drug trafficking groups and dissident ex-combatants of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
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Definition of combatant for English Language Learners
: a person, group, or country that fights in a war or battle
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