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air·pow·er

or air power  (âr′pou′ər)
n.
1. The organized, integrated use of aircraft and missiles for foreign policy, strategy, operations, and tactics.
2. The tactical and strategic strength of a country's air force.

airpower

(ˈɛəˌpaʊə)
n
(Military) the strength of a nation's air force
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