military

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Military is on the Basic English 850 List.
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Military is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
military

Comparative
more military

Superlative
most military

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Military is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
Soldiers driving a military vehicle
  1. If something is military, it is a characteristic of people in the armed forces.
    Sick soldiers go to the military hospital.
  2. (US) If something is military, it is about armed forces such as the army, marines, navy, or air force.
  3. If something is military, it has to do with war.
  4. If something is military, it has to do with armies and ground troops.

Noun[change]

Singular
military

Plural
militaries or military

  1. (countable) A military is armed forces.
  2. (US); (with "the") The military is the United States armed forces in general.
    It's not the job of the military to make policy.

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