prisoner of war

prisoner of war

  1. A soldier or combatant who is captured by the enemy. Abbreviations POW, PW.
    As a prisoner of war, he was interrogated by his enemy captors.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: prisonnier de guerre, prisonnière de guerre
  • German: Kriegsgefangener, Kriegsgefangene
  • Italian: prigioniero di guerra, prigioniera di guerra
  • Portuguese: prisioneiro de guerra, prisioneira de guerra
  • Russian: военнопле́нный
  • Spanish: prisionero de guerra, prisionera de guerra

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