all-out war
all-out war
total war, as opposed to limited military actions or threats of war. •

We are now concerned about all-out war in the Middle East.

Threats of all-out war caused many tourists to leave the country immediately.

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{n.} Total war including civilian casualties as opposed to a war that is limited only to armies. * /Hitler was waging an all-out war when he invaded Poland./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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