English version

war-torn in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwar-tornˈwar-torn adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š PMWARa war-torn country, city etc is being destroyed by war
Examples from the Corpus
war-tornβ€’ With sirens blaring and amber lights flashing, the squad cars slewed to a halt at the rear of a war-torn Cadillac.β€’ After all, nothing could be worse than the war-torn, economically deprived, famine stricken homelands which they left behind.β€’ The plan offered long-term aid to war-torn Europe.β€’ In 1941, Margaret E. Ray escaped war-torn France and landed in New York.β€’ He says the West has failed the war-torn republics, and must now intervene.β€’ Meanwhile, Liddell had been working as a field missionary in war-torn Siaochang.β€’ Outside in the war-torn street, Special Forces vehicles drew up in an uncompromising line.β€’ Resources that might have been used to reconstruct a war-torn world went instead into new armaments.