English vocabulary and translations (See all)
the (second) world war: the (second) time the major nations of the world have engaged in war or conflict
- "No longer making statements about America winning back-to-back world wars"
- "The second world war saw a surge in union membership which peaked during the 1950s, when 36% of the US labor force was unionized."
- "Coming from a long lineage of pilots, Donny Dare's passion for flying started at the age of five, when he accompanied his father on bombing missions for the RAF during World War II."
Do you have smart way of remembering 'World war'? Share it with us!