Examples of fighter in a Sentence
the debate whether more fighters are needed to bring order to that war-torn country
a program at the community center for training local youths as fighters
Recent Examples of fighter from the Web
The ground campaign there is mostly being waged by Kurdish fighters armed, trained and given air support by the U.S.
The fighters' support network in Marawi remains unclear, though the power of one militant group — the Mautes — has grown in recent years.
The crew was well-seasoned and had recently been embedded with fighters in Syria and Afghanistan.
Barricades erected by IS have turned residential blocks into mazes and the extremist fighters have used civilian garages to conceal massive, armored car bombs.
Thomas Bruyere, who flew Navy fighters during the Vietnam War, died in 2009.
Senior Egyptian officials said fighter jets targeted bases in eastern Libya of the Shura Council, an Islamist militia known to be linked to al-Qaida, not the Islamic State.
According to General Isler, residents of the adjacent building were warned by Islamic State fighters not to leave their home.
The Air Force periodically stages such exercises around the world, including KC-135R tankers earlier this month and F-15 Eagle fighters in Okinawa in April.
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First Known Use of fighter
FIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fighter for English Language Learners
: a warrior or soldier
: someone who does not give up : someone who continues fighting or trying
: a fast airplane that has weapons for destroying enemy aircraft
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