armed combat

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Noun1.armed combat - an engagement fought between two military forcesarmed combat - an engagement fought between two military forces
battle, engagement, fight, conflict - a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
hostilities, belligerency - fighting; acts of overt warfare; "the outbreak of hostilities"
trench warfare - a type of armed combat in which the opposing troops fight from trenches that face each other; "instead of the war ending quickly, it became bogged down in trench warfare"
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
aggression - the act of initiating hostilities
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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ARMED COMBAT Newcastle's Tom McNeill and Camlough's Oisin Nicks challenge for ball
Though he tries to avoid it, T'Challa is trained in armed combat as well.
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Inasmuch as no less than the Executive, through the Secretary of National Defense had announced the cessation of armed combat and the liberation of the very city where the rebelling forces sought to establish their seat of power, as well as the death of the key leaders of the rebellion, martial law must be deemed to have thereby lost its basis, and hence have been terminated,' the petition stated.
For the purposes of the annual Armed Conflicts Report, Project Ploughshares defines an armed conflict as: a political conflict in which armed combat involves the armed forces of at least one state (or one or more armed factions seeking to gain control of all or part of the state), and in which at least 1,000 people have been killed by the fighting during the course of the conflict.
When it comes to real-life street cred in the world of armed combat, Larry has indeed been there, done that.
He said in a statement followed by the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "the battle of Nineveh, even in Anbar earlier, were not managed by the Ministry of Defense exclusively, but by the troops and the joint operations , and there is Operations Command also present in Nineveh," pointing out that "the biggest and real operation support to the armed combat troops on the ground is to fight against corruption in the Ministry of defense and beat the hands of spoilers, and the parliament is a supportive to the army.
Most teachers and administrators have no training in armed combat.
As well as firing live rounds, from a variety of weapons systems, in the firing range, the commandos also had the opportunity to test their judgmental skills in the Simulated Training Suite, which is designed to test the user's thought process before engaging in armed combat.
Although he had favored a peaceful approach in the early stages of the struggle, Mandela decided to shift to armed combat, as the last option, in aftermath of a massacre, perpetrated by the regime of segregation, claiming lives of 69 protestors in 1960.
Sharia4Belgium recruited these young men for armed combat and organised their departure for Syria.
Our view is, as the President said at the time, which is, as CommanderinChief, when he sends men and women into armed combat, he doesn't want to leave anyone behind.