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combatant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcombatantcom‧ba‧tant /ˈkɒmbətənt $ kəmˈbætnt/ noun [countable]  WARsomeone who fights in a war
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combatantThe group is believed to have about 100 combatants.But the new strategy threatens not only combatants, but those coordinating attacks.Political combatants now routinely impugn the very moral fiber of their opponents.The controversy was so deep that an appeal was made to Rome by the combatants.Before it was over, knuckle-dusters had been used and two of the combatants were taken to hospital.On one side of the river, the combatants represented good.The two combatants gradually edge off to the other side of the street.
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