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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wage.

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Examples

  • This is the war that we should have waged from the very beginning (9/11).

    CNN Poll: Afghanistan War opposition at all-time high

  • The new minister is openly defending the interests of the Pashtun society and believes that the external fighting being waged from the border areas and Afghanistan can be settled through traditional "jirga" (negotiations) that bring together the government, elders and clerics and civil society.

    Pakistan Shifts the War on Terrorism

  • Note 27: A significant proportion of the Greek rural population was engaged in waged labour on large privately owned estates and thus identified with the trade unionists of the cities who worked in factories.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Leaving our brave fighting men and women in harms way in a war that shouldn't have been waged is just not good enough.

    McCain launches '2013' web ad

  • Of course, the Free Family of Olema chose this mode of existence, while even those among Boydston's subjects who engaged in waged work could not avoid this strategy, because the purchasing power of prevailing wages could not replace the unwaged labor power that women and children provided to the household economy. back

    Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83

  • Actually the battle over public transport was never "waged" -- the game was rigged against public transport from the start by oil, gas, tire ...

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  • Actually the battle over public transport was never "waged" -- the game was rigged against public transport from the start by oil, gas, tire ...

    #39;s Big Feed

  • Actually the battle over public transport was never "waged" -- the game was rigged against public transport from the start by oil, gas, tire ...

    #39;s Big Feed

  • Of this number three, designated respectively as A, B, C, are looked upon as the most important for purposes of textual criticism, and around them a fierce battle has been waged, which is not even yet settled.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • In the one Michabo is the spirit of light who dispels the darkness; in the other as chief of the cardinal points he is lord of the winds, prince of the powers of the air, whose voice is the thunder, whose weapon the lightning, the supreme figure in the encounter of the air currents, in the unending conflict which the Dakotas described as waged by the waters and the winds.

    The Myths of the New World A Treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America

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