prisoner of war definition
Define the English word prisoner of war below. Prisoner of war is a noun. Examples of how to use prisoner of war in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɪz(ə)nə əv ˈwɔː/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɪz(ə)nɚ əv ˈwɔɹ/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
- Hyphenation: pri‧son‧er of war
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- A combatant or soldier who is captured by an enemy power during or immediately after an armed conflict. [from early 17th c.]