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war effort

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
war effortˈwar ˌeffort noun [singular]  PMPGCthings done by all the people in a country to help when that country is at war
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war effortThis belief was like a ball and chain for the allied war effort.He says that Churchill had told them they could be proud to have mined coal for the war effort.Tons of railings and beautiful iron statues, some from graveyards, were melted down for the war effort.However, it was played as a charitable event for the war effort.As the Michigan National Guard had been federalized for the war effort, the remaining volunteer state troops were asked to mobilize.He could not participate in the war effort.With its establishment in the Seven Years War as an integral part of the war effort at sea their victory became decisive.
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