♦ war

♦ war
♦ war /wɔ:(r)/
A n. [cu]
guerra (anche fig.); lotta: civil war, guerra civile; (fig.) cold war, guerra fredda; the war against (o on) famine, la guerra contro la carestia; class war, lotta di classe; holy war, guerra santa; crociata; declaration of war, dichiarazione di guerra; to be at war, essere in guerra (anche fig.): The neighbours are at war again, i vicini sono di nuovo in guerra (tra loro); to declare war on a country, dichiarare guerra a una nazione; to go to war, (di nazione) entrare in guerra; (di persona) andare alla guerra; to wage war on sb., far guerra a q.; to fight a war, combattere una guerra; to avert war, evitare la guerra; nuclear war, guerra nucleare; price war, guerra dei prezzi
B a. attr.
bellico: war effort, sforzo bellico; war material, materiale bellico
war baby, figlio di guerra □ war booty, bottino di guerra □ war bride, sposa di guerra □ (polit.) war chest, fondo di guerra; (fig., polit., fin., spec. USA) fondi per finanziare una campagna elettorale, una campagna di acquisti, ecc. □ (fig.) war clouds, nubi di guerra; situazione minacciosa (nella politica internazionale) □ (giorn.) war correspondent, inviato di guerra □ war crimes, crimini di guerra □ war cry, grido di guerra; (fig.) slogan □ war damages, danni di guerra □ war dance, danza di guerra □ war debt, debito di guerra □ (econ.) war economy, economia di guerra □ (mil.) war establishment, effettivi di guerra □ war game, (mil.) esercitazione tattica; (anche) gioco di simulazione bellica, war game □ war-gaming, uso di giochi di simulazione bellica; (anche, USA) conduzione di una campagna elettorale (e sim.) usando strategie militari □ (mil.) war gas, aggressivo chimico □ (mitol.) war god, dio della guerra □ war loan, prestito di guerra □ the war machine, la macchina bellica □ war memorial, monumento ai caduti in guerra □ (polit.) the war of nerves, la guerra dei nervi □ (stor., in GB) the War Office, il Ministero della Guerra □ war paint, pittura di guerra (usata dagli indigeni); (fig.) cosmetico, trucco: to put on the war paint, truccarsi □ war pension, pensione di guerra □ (aeron.) war plane, aereo militare □ war potential, potenziale bellico □ war scares, diffusi timori di una guerra □ war song, canto di guerra □ war-torn, devastato dalla guerra □ war weary, stanco della guerra □ war whoop, grido di guerra (spec. degli indiani d'America) □ war widow, vedova di guerra □ war worn, logorato dalla guerra □ (leg.) articles of war, codice militare □ to have been in the war, essere stato in guerra; aver fatto la guerra □ to have been in the wars, essere un veterano di tutte le guerre; (fig. scherz.) essere ridotto a malpartito, essere conciato male □ to have had a good war, essersi comportato bene in guerra □ (mil.) to be on a war footing, essere sul piede di guerra.
(to) war /wɔ:(r)/
v. i.
guerreggiare; far guerra: to war with (o against) a neighbouring country, far guerra a un paese vicino.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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