Hors de combat
Hors de combat Hors` de com`bat" [F.] Out of the combat; disabled from fighting; out of action. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Hors de combat — literally meaning out of the fight, is a French term used in diplomacy and international law to refer to soldiers who are incapable of performing their military function. Examples include a downed fighter pilot, as well as the sick, wounded, det …   Wikipedia

  • Hors de combat — ist ein international üblicher französischsprachiger Begriff aus dem diplomatischen, militärischen und juristischen Sprachgebrauch, der wörtlich übersetzt „kampfunfähig“ oder „außer Gefecht (gesetzt)“ bedeutet. Er bezeichnet den Status von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hors de combat — (franz., spr. ōr dö kongbá), kampfunfähig …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hors de combat — index disabled (made incapable) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hors de combat — adverb or adjective Etymology: French Date: 1757 out of combat ; disabled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hors de combat — /awrdd deuh kawonn bann /, French. out of the fight; disabled; no longer able to fight. * * * …   Universalium

  • hors de combat — adjective out of action; disabled; no longer able to fight …   Wiktionary

  • disabled hors de combat out of action — injured injured adj. 1. having received an injury; usually used of physical or mental injury to persons. Opposite of {uninjured}. [Narrower terms: {abraded, scraped, skinned ; {battle scarred, scarred}; {bit, bitten, stung ; {black and blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaz de combat — Arme chimique Arme de destruction massive Par type …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Toxiques de combat — Arme chimique Arme de destruction massive Par type …   Wikipédia en Français

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