Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state of being at war or being engaged in a warlike conflict.
  • noun Belligerence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Position or status as a belligerent; the state of being actually engaged in war.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state of being at war or in an armed conflict
  • noun hostile or aggressive behaviour
  • noun the willingness to fight; belligerence

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun fighting; acts of overt warfare
  • noun hostile or warlike attitude or nature

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Examples

  • That's why I think the focus on "lawful belligerency" is helpful.

    Balkinization

  • Unprivileged belligerency is not a violation of the law of war for Omar Khadr any more than it would be for you to fight against an invading army to protect your home and family.

    Balkinization

  • That's why I think the focus on "lawful belligerency" is helpful.

    Balkinization

  • That's why I think the focus on "lawful belligerency" is helpful.

    Balkinization

  • Unprivileged belligerency is not a violation of the law of war for Omar Khadr any more than it would be for you to fight against an invading army to protect your home and family.

    Balkinization

  • That's why I think the focus on "lawful belligerency" is helpful.

    Balkinization

  • That's why I think the focus on "lawful belligerency" is helpful.

    Balkinization

  • Unprivileged belligerency is not a violation of the law of war for Omar Khadr any more than it would be for you to fight against an invading army to protect your home and family.

    Balkinization

  • Unprivileged belligerency is not a violation of the law of war for Omar Khadr any more than it would be for you to fight against an invading army to protect your home and family.

    Balkinization

  • Unprivileged belligerency is not a violation of the law of war for Omar Khadr any more than it would be for you to fight against an invading army to protect your home and family.

    Balkinization

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