Definition Military

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Definition

the military: the armed forces, the soldiers, the army, navy, etc.
noun
My grandfather was a general in the military. He fought in the Second World War.

(a) military (academy): (a) soldier, war, army (academy)
adjective
the military police a branch within an army that performs police duties

Examples

  • "Are you really in the military, sir?"
  • "We have your laboratory surrounded by a team of 300 highly trained military operatives, 50 ninjas on loan from a sushi restaurant, 17 Apache helicopters and 3 cats that followed us here."
  • "Rupert : No, I believe there was a shot from a Dutch military gun."
  • "Just to reassure you, I have attached to this e-mail a photo of myself with several high-ranking ministers of government and military."
  • "Some will fulfill their military duties and fight in Vietnam."
  • "Next week we'll report on the actions of the US military in the face of this new aquatic foe."

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