Pronunciation: (kum-bat'nt, kom'bu-tunt, kum'-), [key]
1. a nation engaged in active fighting with enemy forces.
2. a person or group that fights.
1. combating; fighting: the combatant armies.
2. disposed to combat; combative.
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