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    War defeat / in-war defeat

    Hi. I'm a foreigner, anf I wonder if I could use the expression "war defeat" to name the failure of some country in war. Is that makes sense to You ,or it would mean that "war" was beaten? :) Does "in-war defeat" makes more sense, or it won't work anyway?
    Second thing is: could the "fine" mean "punishment" in general, or it is only the money you have to pay as a penalty?
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    Re: War defeat / in-war defeat

    Please write a sentence for us to consider.
    A fine is money paid as a penalty.

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    Re: War defeat / in-war defeat

    I wouldn't use them, though the meaning's clear enough. I would say xxx's defeat in war.

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