all-out war

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all-out war

Unrestricted fighting or conflict. This phrase can be used literally or hyperbolically. I fear that an invasion will lead to all-out war. It is all-out war right now for that empty corner office.
See also: 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.
See also: war