Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: warfare
IPA transcription: [w'ɔɹf,ɛɹ]
Pronunciations of warfare
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: war, warfare
    Meaning: the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
  • Synonyms: war, warfare
    Meaning: an active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"
Usage examples
  • His principal occupation was the practice of a few simple arts in warfare and the chase.
  • A new factor was thus introduced into naval warfare, one not provided for in the accepted laws of war.
  • You can see how treacherous these Indians are, and how very far from noble is their method of warfare!
  • On the occasion of my first experience in this mode of warfare, there were two other little boys who were also novices.
  • Though he appeared well pleased with peace, he was cunning in Indian warfare, and succeeded to admiration in the execution of his plans.
  • All warfare that is not defensive is criminal; and he who draws his sword to oppress, or merely to aggrandize, is a murderer and a robber.
  • In time of actual warfare they form a part of the reserves, and when the necessity arises fight with even greater intelligence and ferocity than the men.
  • It was he who inaugurated that privateering warfare by which the English, and later on the Dutch, were destined to inflict much injury upon the Spaniards.
  • These preliminaries being arranged, the remainder of the day was dedicated to more mature deliberations--to the unfolding of the plan of warfare which Wallace had conceived.
  • With them, trade is a warfare between buyer and seller, in which every man must take all possible advantage for himself, and it is the lookout of the other party if he is cheated.
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