combat combat  /ˈkɑm bæt/


  1. (n) an engagement fought between two military forces
  2. (n) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
  3. (v) battle or contend against in or as if in a battle


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  1. Press Releases: 2013 Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Plenary Meeting Joint Co-Chair Statement

    2013 Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Plenary Meeting Joint Co-Chair Statement Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation May 24, 2013 Partner nations and official observers in the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) gathered in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 24, 2013, for the GICNT Plenary Meeting. The GICNT has worked to strengthen global capacity to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of State

  2. Kix Brooks Surprises Two Combat Veterans with Custom Built Homes Announcement at CMA Music Festival

    Country music star Kix Brooks changed the course of the lives of two combat veterans and their families, announcing that the soldiers will receive custom built homes from the non-profit organization Operation FINALLY HOME.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers return home

    After seven long months, 85 members of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division returned home to their families Tuesday evening.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

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  1. "We will forge a new and comprehensive strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan to defeat al-Qaeda and combat extremism," said Obama in his first address to a joint session of the Congress.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Xinhua

  2. "Adding more combat troops will only endanger more Americans and stretch our military to the breaking point for no strategic gain," Pelosi and Reid wrote in a letter to Bush.
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Complying with the environmental law would "undermine the Navy's ability to conduct realistic training exercises that are necessary to ensure the combat effectiveness of carrier and expeditionary strike groups," Bush said.
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Seattle Times

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