army

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army is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɑː.mi/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈɑɹ.mi/
  • SAMPA: /"A:(r)mi/
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  • Hyphenation: ar‧my

Noun[change]

Singular
army

Plural
armies

Army people (soldiers)
  1. The people and organisation, normally in a government, which fights wars.
    The army fought in Iraq.
    He joined the army when he was 19.
  2. A large number of people working towards the same thing.
    It took an army of people to build that bridge.