follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

Clausewitz

[klou-zuh-vits] /ˈklaʊ zə vɪts/
noun
1.
Karl von
[kahrl fuh n] /kɑrl fən/ (Show IPA),
1780–1831, German military officer and author of books on military science.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Clausewitz
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Clausewitz defines strategy as "the use of the battle to gain the object of the war."

    The Reality of War Stewart L. Murray
  • Clausewitz is the founder of that theory of war which resulted from the Napoleonic.

    The Reality of War Stewart L. Murray
  • Clausewitz does not discuss the moral aspect of war; he deals with power and expediency.

    The Great Illusion Norman Angell
  • Clausewitz wrote his book expressly for statesmen as well as soldiers.

    The Reality of War Stewart L. Murray
  • It would be difficult to state more pithily the ultimate significance of Clausewitz's doctrine.

    Some Principles of Maritime Strategy Julian Stafford Corbett
  • I trust that every reader of Clausewitz will agree with me in this.

    The Reality of War Stewart L. Murray
British Dictionary definitions for Clausewitz

Clausewitz

/German ˈklauzəvɪts/
noun
1.
Karl von (karl fɔn). 1780–1831, Prussian general, noted for his works on military strategy, esp Vom Kriege (1833)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Clausewitz

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Clausewitz

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for clausewitz