Translation for 'defensive war' from English to Russian
NOUN   a defensive war | defensive wars
оборонительная война {ж}
defensive war
Partial Matches
оборонительный {adj}defensive
защитный {adj}defensive
война {ж}
военный преступник {м}
war criminal
военное поколение {с}war generation
опосредованная война {ж}
proxy war
экономическая война {ж}economic war
информационная война {ж}information war
таможенная война {ж}tariff war
агрессивная война {ж}
aggressive war
военный корреспондент {м}
war correspondent
военный плен {м}war captivity
война {ж} во Вьетнаме
Vietnam War
гражданская война {ж}
civil war
прокси-война {ж}
proxy war
колониальная война {ж}
colonial war
торговая война {ж}
commercial war
торговая война {ж}
trade war
ядерная война {ж}
atomic war
ядерная война {ж}
nuclear war
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Usage Examples English
  • Peru and Bolivia fought a defensive war, maneuvering through long overland distances and relied when possible on land or coastal fortifications with gun batteries and minefields.
  • He is also credited with designing innovative machines, such as his screw pump, compound pulleys, and defensive war machines to protect his native Syracuse from invasion.
  • During the Polish Defensive War of 1939 Plisowski found himself in Brześć, where he volunteered for the army.
  • Władysław Raginis (June 27, 1908 – September 10, 1939) was a Polish military commander during the Polish Defensive War of 1939 of a small force holding the Polish fortified defense positions against a vastly larger invasion during the Battle of Wizna.
  • After the outbreak of the Polish Defensive War of 1939 it was attacked on September 2.

  • After the outbreak of the Polish Defensive War of 1939 he declined to leave Warsaw together with the government and the civilian authorities.
  • During the spring of 1942, she conducted two defensive war patrols in the Pacific approaches to the Panama Canal.
  • American supporters of war against the British argued that the War of 1812 was a defensive war.
  • After the Soviet invasion during the Polish Defensive War of 1939, he fled to Romania and later through Palestine to London.
  • After the start of Polish Defensive War of 1939 Starzyński, refused to leave Warsaw together with other state authorities and diplomats on 4 September 1939.

  • Now trapped between their old and new enemies, the Bugs fight an increasingly desperate defensive war.
  • Finland participated in the Second World War initially in a defensive war against the Soviet Union, followed by another battle against the Soviet Union acting in concert with Nazi Germany and then finally fighting alongside the Allies against Germany.
  • He also compiled perhaps his best defensive season with a 2.0 Defensive WAR rating that was the highest among all players in the National League.
  • This would allow King Gustav III to declare a defensive war against the Russian Empire, as Swedish law prohibited starting offensive wars without approval by the Riksdag.
  • He believed that even defensive war was the worst evil and thought that soldiers were no more than murderers.

  • A prolonged limited defensive war can best capitalize both weaknesses.
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