ambush

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæmbʊʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæmbʊʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ambŏŏsh)


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ambush

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an unexpected, a steady] ambush
  2. a [midnight, dawn, forest] ambush
  3. an ambush in [Iraq]
  4. [led, planned, initiated] the ambush
  5. the ambush was [planned, carried out] by
  6. waited in ambush [behind the trees, near the road]
  7. [might, could] be waiting in ambush
  8. caught in an ambush at
  9. The [troops, soldiers] were caught in an ambush.
  10. was [killed, wounded, injured] in an ambush
  11. The ambush [killed] [five].
  12. [a guerrilla, an enemy] ambush
  13. an ambush on a [caravan, transport ship]
  14. an ambush from [behind, the shadows]
  15. the ambush and [killing, murder] of
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