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Social and political issues: war and peace


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a country that agrees to support another country
army
a country's fighting force
battle
a fight between armies in a war
bomb
a container packed with materials that can burst out with force
break out
start suddenly
capture
take someone as a prisoner
ceasefire
an agreement between two sides to stop fighting
civil war
a war between groups of people who live in the same country
compromise
accept less than you want in order to reach an agreement
conflict
an angry argument or state of fighting between people or countries
crisis
a time of great danger or difficulty
critical
of the greatest importance to the way things might happen
determined
having a strong desire to do sth and be successufl
dozen
twelve or a group of twelve
enemy
the people your army or country is fighting against
explode
burst with force and a loud noise (SYN go off)
explosion
the fact of something exploding
fight
when people try to hurt or kill each other
fighter
sb participating in fight
give up
stop fighting and admit you have lost (SYN surrender)
go off
burst with force and a loud noise (SYN explode)
gun
a weapon that bullets or shells are fired from
gun battle
a fight with guns involved
half a dozen
six or a group of six
in control
have the power or ability to deal with sth
involved in
taking part in sth or connected to sth
leader
a person who is in charge or contor of sth
negotiate
talk to sb in order to decide or gree on sth
peace
is a time when there is no war
peace settlement
an official agreement that ends a war
reach an agreement
arrive at a decision that both sides agree on
side
either of two or more group who are arguing or fighting with each other
soldier
a person who is in army and wears its uniform
surrender
stop fighting and admit you have lost (SYN give up)
unwilling
not ready to do sth
war
armed fighting between two or more countries or groups
willing to do sth
happy and prepared to do sth