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hors de combat

[ awr duh kawn-ba ]
/ ɔr də kɔ̃ˈba /
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adverb, adjective French.
out of the fight; disabled; no longer able to fight.
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British Dictionary definitions for hors de combat

hors de combat
/ French (ɔr də kɔ̃ba) /

adjective, adverb (postpositive)
disabled or injured

Word Origin for hors de combat

literally: out of (the) fight
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