THE “WAR” CONCEPT IN MODERN ENGLISH

Abstract


At the beginning of the 21st century international relations and geopolitical situation have dramatically changed in the world. As a result, a variety of misunderstandings are increasing in the course of cooperation between the armed forces of different countries. There is a risk that people of different worldviews may interpret certain military notions (in particular the linguocultural concept “war”) otherwise. Subjective definitions and many options of understanding of the same concept in different languages, as a rule, give rise to ambiguity in interpretation, and as a consequence, the debate among scientists and the lack of a clear equivalent. The solution of this complex problem of ambiguity must be sought in the etymology of the linguocultural concept «war» and its lexical field.


E A Golubenko

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Golubenko Elena Aleksandrovna, Junior researcher, 13 th research division, Research Center (automotive vehicles) of the Federal State-Owned Budgetary Establishment “The 3 rd Central Research Institute of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation”.

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