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court martial

noun [C] uk   ( plural court martials or formal courts martial) us  
(a trial in) a military court for members of the armed forces
court-martial
verb [T] uk   /ˌkɔːtˈmɑː.ʃəl/ us    /ˈkɔːrtˌmɑːr-/
She is likely to be court-martialled for disobeying her commanding officer.
Translations of “court martial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 軍事法庭, 軍事審判…
in Chinese (Simplified) 军事法庭, 军事审判…
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