Examples of world war in a Sentence
He fought in both World Wars.
The nations were prepared for world war.
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When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, Black Panther must team up with the C.I.A. and the Dora Milaje, Wakanadan special forces, to prevent the country from getting dragged into a world war.
The village memorial counts 67 villagers lost in two world wars.
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WORLD WAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of world war for English Language Learners
: a war involving many nations of the world
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