military


military
01. In some countries, young men have to do 1 or 2 years [military] service beginning around the age of 18.
02. Before entering the [military] base, you have to check in at the gate.
03. Certain parts of the city are [militarized] zones which only authorized personnel can enter.
04. The President has called in the [military] to help rescuers sort through the rubble of the earthquake.
05. My father joined the [military] as an ordinary seaman just after the war and retired as a Lieutenant-Commander.
06. The democratically-elected President of Chile, Salvador Allende, was assassinated in a [military] coup lead by General Augusto Pinochet.
07. He was a soldier in the [military] for 10 years before becoming a policeman.
08. In 1911, Marechal Ferdinand Foch said that airplanes were interesting toys, but that they had no [military] value.
09. It was reported that Napoleon carried chocolate with him on his [military] campaigns, and always ate it when he needed a boost of energy.
10. In Switzerland when a male reaches 20 years of age, he is required to undergo 15 weeks of [military] training.
11. Muslims gained control over what is now Pakistan through a series of [military] and cultural conquests over five centuries.
12. When Kazakhstan became independent in 1991, it had no [military] because its defense had always been handled by the Soviet army.
13. Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world which does not have a [military].
14. In August of 1996, the former [military] leader of South Korea, Chun Doo-hwan, was sentenced to death.
15. The rebel movement in Colombia lacks the [military] strength or popular support necessary to overthrow the government.
16. The [military] installation on the island of Guam is one of the most strategically important American bases in the Pacific.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Military — Mil i*ta*ry, a. [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to soldiers, to arms, or to war; belonging to, engaged in, or appropriate to, the affairs of war; as, a military… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Military-SF — Military Science Fiction (abgekürzt MSF, Military SF oder Military SF) ist ein Sub Genre der Science Fiction. Werke dieses Sub Genres legen großes Gewicht auf die realistische Beschreibung militärischer Konflikte in der Zukunft, die Protagonisten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Military SF — Military Science Fiction (abgekürzt MSF, Military SF oder Military SF) ist ein Sub Genre der Science Fiction. Werke dieses Sub Genres legen großes Gewicht auf die realistische Beschreibung militärischer Konflikte in der Zukunft, die Protagonisten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • military — [mil′ə ter΄ē] adj. [Fr militaire < L militaris < miles (gen. militis), soldier] 1. of, characteristic of, for, fit for, or done by soldiers or the armed forces 2. of, for, or fit for war 3. of the army, as distinguished from the navy SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • military — (izg. mìlitari) prid. DEFINICIJA term. koji se odnosi na vojsku; vojni SINTAGMA military look (izg. military lȕk) term. moda nadahnuta vojnim uniformama (s epoletama, vanjskim džepovima, pojasevima), poslije 1990, koriste se tkanine s uzorkom… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Military — 9/11 Adlai Stevenson moment AOS asymmetric warfare belligerati bioterrorist blood diamonds capitulator …   New words

  • military — [adj] soldierlike; concerning the armed forces aggressive, armed, army, combatant, combative, fighting, martial, militant, militaristic, noncivil, soldierly, warlike, warmongering; concept 536 Ant. civilian military [n] armed force air force,… …   New thesaurus

  • military — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or characteristic of soldiers or armed forces. ► NOUN (the military) ▪ the armed forces of a country. DERIVATIVES militarily adverb. ORIGIN Latin militaris, from miles soldier …   English terms dictionary

  • Military — Mil i*ta*ry, n. [Cf. F. militaire.] The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • military — adj. Related to war, the armed forces, and soldiers. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • military — and militarism, sociological studies of …   Dictionary of sociology