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any private ship operated by the captain of an armed, privately owned ship, whom the government has given permission to attack enemy ships


a soldier who fights in a foreign army just to earn money


the overthrow of a government


a plan of action for fighting a war


when one country involves itself with events inside another


not supporting either side of the war


for one side in a battle to give up


a person sent by his or her government to talk with other governments


to talk to someone in order to reach an agreement or to bargain

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