combat collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkɒmbæt/

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try to stop something bad from happening or a bad situation becoming worse.

Adverbs frequently used with combat
actively, effectively, successfullyIt was a threat that some felt was not being combated effectively.
Nouns frequently used as the object of combat
climate change, crime, discrimination, disease, fraud, global warming, inflation, poverty, problem, racism, terrorism, threat, unemployment, violenceSchools and colleges have an important role to play in combating everyday racism.
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