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convention
1 : AGREEMENT an international convention banning the spread of nuclear weapons>
2 : a meeting of persons for a common purpose <a constitutional convention> <teachers' convention>
debt
something owed to another : a thing or amount due <pay a debt of $10>
treaty
an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation; especially : one between two or more states or rulers
decree
an order or decision given by one in authority
neutral
1. not favoring either side in a quarrel, contest, or war b : of or relating to a neutral country
deserter
to quit one's post without permission especially with the intention of remaining away permanently
blockade
the cutting off of an area by means of troops or warships to stop the coming in or going out of people or supplies
invasion
an act of invading; especially : entrance of an army into a country for conquest
bombardment
1 : to attack especially with artillery or bombers
2 : to attack forcefully or continuously (as with questions)
reinforcements
the action of reinforcing : the state of being reinforced

1 : to strengthen or increase by fresh additions
2 : to strengthen by additional assistance, material, or support
discloses
to make known or public