enemy combatant

Definition of "enemy combatant"
  1. A person involved in conflict against the United States, designated as lawful or unlawful based on their compliance with the law of war
How to use "enemy combatant" in a sentence
  1. He was arrested and detained as an enemy combatant for his actions during the conflict.
  2. With his involvement against the country, he could be classified as an enemy combatant.
  3. The captured soldier was identified as a lawful enemy combatant due to his adherence to the law of war.

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