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combat

see BATTLE.

COMBAT, Eng. law. The form of a forcible encounter between two or more persons or bodies of men; an engagement or battle. A duel.

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The major players operating in the Combat Boots market are also studied in the report to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the competitive landscape in the market.
There is little existing research that examines the effects of combat exposure on aging and in particular, on the impact of combat on mental health in late life, Aldwin said.
Women currently serve in various combat capacities in the infantry, air force, Artillery Corps and Special Forces.
"It is said to see the BCCI mixing politics with combat. The PCB has always urged that combat and politics should be kept separate, and both sides should engage in a healthy conflict.
PlayStation4 players will be further immersed in ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN's realism through exclusive features developed specifically for the Sony PlayStationVR which includes three VR combat missions, an Airshow Mode where players choreograph their own airshow, and a Hangar Mode which enables players to walk around and view fighter planes up close in a virtual hangar.
The Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for the best Combat Commander was awarded to Squadron Leader Ali Khan while Air Officer Commanding Air Defence Command Trophy for best Combat Controller was awarded to Squadron Leader Muhammad Suleman.
The debriefing is a mechanism to ensure the psychological health, morale and welfare of troops involved in highly dangerous combat operations.
In the study, which was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 42,397 Army enlisted women who returned from Afghanistan or Iraq were assigned combat exposure scores of 0, 1, 2, or 3+ based on their self-reported experiences.
To study a model design of combat medical support system in contemporary army (US model)
Authors Pohl and Wagner present an examination of combat knife varieties, carrying systems for combat knives, and knife combat techniques.
For a group of eleven friends known as Jedi Saber Combat, they don't have to dream it; they do it.
Blood lactate responses have been widely used in different kinds of striking combat sport as in taekwondo [7,10], kung-fu [11], Muay Thai [12] and boxing [13] fight simulations.