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combat

In Canadian usage, the verb combat may be spelled with a single or double t before a suffix, as in combated or combatted, and combating or combatting.

  • Several provinces have announced plans to combat the West Nile virus.
  • The cultivation of marijuana in poor countries can be combatted by providing farmers with other cash crops.
  • Jules has been combatting the flu virus with mega-doses of vitamin C.