HyperDic: state_of_war

English > 1 sense of the expression state of war:
NOUNstatestate of war, wara legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
English > state of war: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply.
Synonymwar
Categorywar, warfareThe waging of armed conflict against an enemy / enemy
Narrowerproxy warA war instigated by a major power that does not itself participate
Broaderhostility, enmity, antagonismA state of deep-seated ill-will
OppositepeaceThe state prevailing during the absence of war
Spanishestado de guerra, guerra
Catalanestat de guerra, guerra

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