world war

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world′ war′


n.
a war that involves most of the principal nations of the world.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.world war - a war in which the major nations of the world are involved
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
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With the Second World War four days away, thousands of youngsters were moved to the country to avoid anticipated German bombing.
1939: The great evacuation of children from British cities began with the Second World War four days away.
ALBERT Einstein once said: "I know not with what weapons World War Three will be fought, but World War Four will be fought with sticks and stones.
The process not only brought a tidy end to the post-Second World War Four Power arrangements regarding Germany but also heralded the emergence of a new political order in areas formerly under Soviet hegemony.