co-belligerent

cobelligerent

[koh-buh-lij-er-uhnt]
noun
a state or individual that cooperates with, but is not bound by a formal alliance to another in waging war.

Origin:
1805–15; co- + belligerent

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cobelligerent (ˌkəʊbɪˈlɪdʒərənt)
 
n
a country fighting in a war on the side of another country

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