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the removal of some soldiers from an area where there has been fighting
the process of watching from a high position another group of soldiers who are involved in a military activity and giving them support if necessary
fighting between two or more countries that involves the use of armed forces and usually continues for a long time
a fight between two armies in a war
a series of actions by an army trying to win a war
a fight, or a war
a military operation, especially one by aircraft
an attack by the armed forces
fighting during a war
a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits
a small round boat made from animal skins
open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text
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