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war crimes

war crime
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /wɔr ˈkraɪmz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /wɔr ˈkraɪmz/

Definitions of war crimes words

  • noun war crimes Usually, war crimes. crimes committed against an enemy, prisoners of war, or subjects in wartime that violate international agreements or, as in the case of genocide, are offenses against humanity. 1
  • noun war crimes plural of war crime. 0

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Origin of war crimes

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45

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Parts of speech for War crimes

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

war crimes popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

war crimes usage trend in Literature

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