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PROXY WAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does proxy war mean? 

PROXY WAR (noun)
  The noun PROXY WAR has 1 sense:

1. a war instigated by a major power that does not itself participate

  Familiarity information: PROXY WAR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROXY WAR (noun)


Sense 1proxy war [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A war instigated by a major power that does not itself participate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("proxy war" is a kind of...):

state of war; war (a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply)


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