war criminal

Definition of "war criminal"
  1. A person who has perpetrated an unlawful act during a time of war
How to use "war criminal" in a sentence
  1. The international tribunal was set up to prosecute war criminals after the conflict.
  2. Finding and prosecuting war criminals is essential for maintaining international law and order.
  3. The detective was relentless in his pursuit of the suspected war criminal.

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