[ sits-kreeg, zits- ]
/ ˈsɪtsˌkrig, ˈzɪts- /
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slow-moving warfare marked by repeated stalemate.
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British Dictionary definitions for sitzkrieg
/ (ˈsɪtsˌkriːɡ, ˈzɪts-) /
a period during a war in which both sides change positions very slowly or not at all
Word Origin for sitzkrieg
C20: from German, from sitzen to sit + Krieg war
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