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The negotiations failed, and war now seemed inevitable.
the ever-present threat of nuclear war
They have been at war for five years.
Let's hope they can find a solution without going to war.
I joined the Navy when war broke out.
When Poland was invaded, the Allies had no choice but to declare war.
This is a major victory in the war against drugs.
We will continue to wage war on organized crime.
This could easily start a trade war.
the war for supremacy in the fast-food industry
He was angry, but reluctant to declare war on his old friends.
You know this means war!
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