belligerent

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1 belligerent /bəˈlɪʤərənt/ adjective
1 belligerent
/bəˈlɪʤərənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of BELLIGERENT
[more belligerent; most belligerent] : angry and aggressive : feeling or showing readiness to fight
always used before a noun, formal : fighting a war : engaged in a war

— belligerence

/bəˈlɪʤərəns/ also belligerency /bəˈlɪʤərənsi/ noun [noncount]

— belligerently

adverb
2 belligerent /bəˈlɪʤərənt/ noun
plural belligerents
2 belligerent
/bəˈlɪʤərənt/
noun
plural belligerents
Learner's definition of BELLIGERENT
[count] formal
: a group or country that is fighting a war
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