belligerency

Definitions of belligerency
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n fighting; acts of overt warfare

Synonyms:
hostilities
Type of:
armed combat, combat
an engagement fought between two military forces

n hostile or warlike attitude or nature

Synonyms:
belligerence
Types:
warpath
hostile or belligerent mood
Type of:
enmity, hostility, ill will
the feeling of a hostile person

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