[Ads-l] belligerent, n. = 'military adversary'

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 11 11:48:07 EDT 2017


But he is not wrong. We just don't know which belligerents...


DanG

On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 10:50 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Not in OED.
>
> Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, Director DIA, testifies that  without more assets
> the stalemate in Afghanistan "will deteriorate in the favor of the
> belligerents."
>
> JL
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