combatant


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one who engages in a combat or struggle

of or engaged in warfare

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There was among the ranks of the Disinherited Knight a champion in black armour, mounted on a black horse, large of size, tall, and to all appearance powerful and strong, like the rider by whom he was mounted, This knight, who bore on his shield no device of any kind, had hitherto evinced very little interest in the event of the fight, beating off with seeming case those combatants who attacked him, but neither pursuing his advantages, nor himself assailing any one.
The scouts departed; strong guards preceded and followed the lumbering vehicles that bore the baggage; and before the gray light of the morning was mellowed by the rays of the sun, the main body of the combatants wheeled into column, and left the encampment with a show of high military bearing, that served to drown the slumbering apprehensions of many a novice, who was now about to make his first essay in arms.
The watch might come up and take all the combatants, wounded or not, royalists or cardinalists.
Three pulls from eager arms, and the two combatants, dripping and pale, were dragged up the bank, and lay panting upon the grass.
The Kingdom Combatant has answers to these nagging questions,' Pastor Oluwayemi wrote.
Demonstrating the Freedom-variant LCS design flexibility and ability to integrate increased capabilities, the Royal Saudi Naval Forces selected an LCS derivative, the Multi-Mission Surface Combatant, to fulfill its small combatant requirement.
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina wants Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday's terror attack in New York City, labeled as an enemy combatant.
The global surface combatant industry is highly competitive, with large numbers of suppliers catering to the requirements of countries around the globe.
28) A combatant is still a human being and ethical warfare requires recognition of this fact.
It did not surprise us when he reiterated the statement that he gave to the UK news channel that he would not mind joining the IS as a combatant.
He said that the release of combatant prisoners would take place at a later stage.
You have two potential striking forces at your disposal: a world-class surface combatant of your own with a 99 percent probability of mission success ([P.
The Unified Command Plan (UCP) and associated Combatant Commands (COCOMs) provide operational instructions and command and control to the Armed Forces and have a significant impact on how they are organized, trained, and resourced--areas over which Congress has constitutional authority.
Historically, just war theory has labored under concepts such as combatant equality, non-combatant immunity, the principles of proportion and discrimination, etc.
Some forms of individual combatant focused support include, but are not limited to, promoting employment in existing enterprises, promoting micro and small business start-ups, the provision of micro-grants or credits, the use of training as a reintegration tool, provision of technical advice, monitoring and supervision, public sector job creation and education and scholarships (UNDP, 2005).