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Meaning of "war game" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WAR GAME

war game play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WAR GAME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
War game is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

WHAT DOES WAR GAME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

War Game

War Game or War Games may refer to: ▪ Military exercise, employment of military resources in training for military operations ▪ Military simulation, live or computer warfare simulations to develop real-world military strategies ▪ Wargaming, a recreational game that simulates a military operation ▪ Wargaming.net, videogame developer and publisher focused on military online games. ▪ Wargame, a genre of video games that emphasize strategic or tactical warfare on a map ▪ Wargame, a challenge related to security and the target, to exploit a given vulnerability ▪ Business war games, an adaptation of the art of simulating moves and counter-moves in a commercial setting...

Definition of war game in the English dictionary

The first definition of war game in the dictionary is a notional tactical exercise for training military commanders, in which no military units are actually deployed. Other definition of war game is a game in which model soldiers are used to create battles, esp past battles, in order to study tactics. War game is also to prepare for battle by considering possible tactics and enemy responses.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WAR GAME

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war footing
war grave
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war memorial
War of 1812
War of American Independence
war of nerves

WORDS THAT END LIKE WAR GAME

arcade game
ball game
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small game
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Synonyms and antonyms of war game in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «war game» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WAR GAME

Find out the translation of war game to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of war game from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «war game» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

战争游戏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

juego de guerra
570 millions of speakers

English

war game
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

युद्ध खेल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لعبة الحرب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

военная игра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jogo de guerra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যুদ্ধ খেলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jeu de guerre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Permainan perang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kriegsspiel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

戦争ゲーム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전쟁 게임
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perang game
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trò chơi chiến tranh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போர் விளையாட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युद्ध गेम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

savaş oyunu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gioco di guerra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gry wojenne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

військова гра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

joc de război
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παιχνίδι πολέμου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorlog spel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krigsspel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krigsspill
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of war game

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WAR GAME»

The term «war game» is quite widely used and occupies the 55.051 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WAR GAME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about war game

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WAR GAME»

Discover the use of war game in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to war game and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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War Game: Village Green to No-man's-land
Four English boys emerge from the trenches of World War I during a Christmas Day cease-fire and join in an enlightening soccer game involving soldiers from both sides of the war, only to return to fighting afterwards, in a story based on an ...
Michael Foreman, 2006
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War Game: Village Green to No-Man's-Land
Four English boys emerge from the trenches of World War I during a Christmas Day cease-fire and join in an enlightening soccer game involving soldiers from both sides of the war, only to return to fighting afterwards, in a story based on an ...
Michael Foreman, 2006
3
War Game
On Christmas day, after months of fighting, war becomes a game when German and British soldiers break all the rules to play soccer and exchange presents.
Michael Foreman, 1989
4
Verdy's Free Kriegspiel Including the Victorian Army's 1896 ...
Using minimal rules and tables, the game aimed to produce realistic games based on military reality as decided by the umpire.This edition includes the Victorian Army's 1896 War Game Kriegspiel rules.
John Curry, 2008
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War Game
In the rural peace of modern England a war game recreates the slaughter of the Civil War.
Anthony Price, 2012
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The Fred Jane Naval War Game (1906) Including the Royal ...
This edition includes: Introduction to the rules Background to the Jane War Game Fast-play summary of the sules The original 1906 rules The Royal Navy 1921 War Game Rules The complete book, 'Your Navy as a Fighting Machine' by Fred T Jane ...
John Curry, 2008
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The Best Strategy & War Game: Strategies & Secrets
The CD includes playable demos for the games discussed in the book, plus bonus articles, patches, and upgrades.
Computer Game Strategy Plus, 1996
8
The War Game: Studies of the New Civilian Militarists
This same practical element was used by Horowitz in The War Game to critique the positivist war game theory of the new civilian militarists. In a later article, “ Winners and Losers: The Limits of Pragmatism and Moralism in Politics,”10 Horowitz ...
Irving Louis Horowitz, 2013
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Going to War
Figures, Characters, and Avatars: The Official Guide to Using DAZ Studio to Create Beautiful Art will help you bring your artistic vision to life and enable ev
Les Pardew, 2009
10
The nuclear war game
Describes the effects of nuclear weapons, discusses proliferation, disarmament, defense, and deterrence, and identifies nuclear issues in Europe and America
Adam Suddaby, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WAR GAME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term war game is used in the context of the following news items.
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War Game showing to mark 70th anniversary of Hiroshima and …
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, CND is hosting a screening of the classic anti-nuclear war film The War Game, ... «Ekklesia, Aug 15»
2
Apple Removes Civil War Game From App Store Amid Confederate …
As the country continues to confront the social and political implications of the Confederate flag in the wake of the terrorist attack in Charleston—and the ... «Fast Company, Jun 15»
3
Opinion: Xbox One backwards compatibility is a console war game
The noise that greeted the news that Xbox One would now be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 titles said everything you needed to know about how big a ... «MCV, Jun 15»
4
Battlefield Hardline review: Brave move to ditch war games for cops …
It's no longer a war game. You are Miami vice detective Nick Mendoza and rather than fighting enemies with ideas on global or national domination, you are ... «The Independent, Mar 15»
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Marcus Mariota has 6 total TDs, 367 yards in Civil War game win
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Marcus Mariota turned what could be his last Civil War game into a Heisman Trophy highlight reel. The junior quarterback threw for 367 ... «ESPN, Nov 14»
6
Canadian Authorities Ran War Game Drills Depicting ISIS Attack …
Within the last month we know that the CSIS, the RCMP and the National Security Task Force … ran a scenario that's akin to a war games exercise if you will ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Oct 14»
7
2 Los Angeles students lose fingers during lunchtime tug-of-war game
Two California high school students severed their fingers Monday in a game of tug-of-war during Spirit Week, The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported. «Fox News, Feb 13»
8
Nothing Civil About This War: A Complete History of the Game
Oregon is in the rare circumstance of actually having TWO major rivals, with those despised Dawgs from up north, as well as the annual Civil War game at the ... «FishDuck, Nov 12»
9
Ducks Vs. Beavers: Top 10 Most Memorable Oregon-Oregon State …
Today marks the 114th annual game between the University of Oregon and Oregon ... In the last 114 years, there have been many Civil War games that could be ... «Bleacher Report, Dec 10»
10
US tested 2 Afghan scenarios in war game
The Pentagon's top military officer oversaw a secret war game this month to evaluate the two primary military options that have been put forward by the Pentagon ... «Washington Post, Oct 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. War game [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/war-game>. Mar 2020 ».
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