Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of ambush.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ambush.

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Examples

  • The Serbs killed more than 7,000 of the fleeing Muslims in ambushes and mass executions that war crime judges later declared genocide.

    going back

  • I’ve lost colleagues in ambushes, to time bombs, to improvised explosive devices.

    After Musharraf

  • "We need to spend more time analyzing cases classified as ambushes," Melekian said, referring to an informal review of this year's shooting deaths.

    Fatal shootings of police officers are on the rise

  • So are disclaimers sufficient to protect the children from F-word ambushes?

    FCC Says: "Private Ryan, Fuck Yeah!"

  • Critics say the ambushes were the tragic and inevitable result of having too few troops, and as David Martin reports in this exclusive, it's under investigation.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Others have speculated that the ambushes are the work of rogue Indonesian police or soldiers.

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • POLLACK: Yes, I absolutely think that the -- if there is a trend toward greater willingness of the Iraqi insurgents to fight and die in these kind of ambushes, that's a very bad trend for the United States.

    CNN Transcript Dec 2, 2003

  • "You will then forgive him for the 'ambushes' and cherish him with much tea?"

    My Lady Caprice

  • There was a total of 6,716 security incidents in 2010, such as ambushes, roadside bombings, suicide bombings and rocket attacks, Bashary said.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The Transformer will give troops the ability to avoid traditional and unconventional threats such as ambushes and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and road obstructions.

    Livescience.com

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