Definition World war
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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"
- "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."
- "The second world war saw a surge in union membership which peaked during the 1950s, when 36% of the US labor force was unionized."
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