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belligerency

[buh-lij-er-uh n-see] /bəˈlɪdʒ ər ən si/
noun
1.
the position or status as a belligerent; state of being actually engaged in war.
Origin of belligerency
1860-1865
1860-65; belliger(ent) + -ency
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British Dictionary definitions for belligerency

belligerency

/bɪˈlɪdʒərənsɪ/
noun
1.
the state of being at war
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