Cobelligerent
Cobelligerent Co`bel*lig"er*ent, n. A nation or state that carries on war in connection with another. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cobelligerent — Co bel*lig er*ent, a. Carrying on war in conjunction with another power. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobelligerent — [kō΄bə lij′ər ənt] n. a nation associated but not formally allied with another or others in waging war …   English World dictionary

  • cobelligerent — I. |kō+ noun ( s) Etymology: co + belligerent : a country fighting together with another power against a common enemy often without a formal alliance usually distinguished from ally II. adjective : having the status of or fighting as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cobelligerent — noun Date: 1813 a country fighting with another power against a common enemy • cobelligerent adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cobelligerent — /koh beuh lij euhr euhnt/, n. a state or individual that cooperates with, but is not bound by a formal alliance to another in waging war. [1805 15; CO + BELLIGERENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • cobelligerent — noun ally …   Wiktionary

  • cobelligerent — co·bel·lig·er·ent || ‚kəʊbɪ lɪdÊ’É™rÉ™nt n. country that is an ally in war; nation that assists another in waging war; person who is an ally in a fight adj. assisting or carrying on war together with another power …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cobelligerent — co·belligerent …   English syllables

  • cobelligerent — co•bel•lig•er•ent [[t]ˌkoʊ bəˈlɪdʒ ər ənt[/t]] n. a nation allied to another in waging war • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • cobelligerent — /koʊbəˈlɪdʒərənt/ (say kohbuh lijuhruhnt) noun 1. a nation, state, or individual that cooperates with, but is not bound by a formal alliance to, another in carrying on war. –adjective 2. relating to such cooperation …   Australian English dictionary

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