air force Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"air force" in British English

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air forcenoun [C usually singular]

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B1 the ​part of a country's ​militaryforces that uses ​aircraft and ​fights in the ​air: the United States Air Force
(Definition of air force from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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air forcenoun [C]

 /ˈeər ˌfɔrs/
the ​part of a country’s ​military forces using ​aircraft
(Definition of air force from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “air force”
in Arabic القُوَّات الجَوِّية, سِلاح الجَوّ…
in Korean 공군…
in Portuguese aeronáutica, força aérea…
in Catalan forces aèries…
in Japanese 空軍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空军…
in Turkish hava kuvvetleri…
in Russian военно-воздушные силы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空軍…
in Italian aviazione…
in Polish siły powietrzne…
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