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Axis powers


a group of countries that opposed the Allied powers in World War II, including Germany, Italy, and Japan as well as Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Yugoslavia


The Axis powers were led by Nazi Germany.

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Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II. (Compare Allies.)

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