war machine

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A tank is a powerful war machine.

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From war + machine.

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war machine (countable and uncountable, plural war machines)

  1. An individual weapon for war, especially a mechanical one such as a siege engine or tank.
  2. The military resources of a belligerent country considered as a whole.
    The German war machine was more powerful than that of the allies at the start of the war.
    The United States has a powerful war machine at each one of their army bases.

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