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court martialnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural court martials or formal courts martial)
(Definition of court martial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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court-martialnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔrtˌmɑr·ʃəl, ˈkoʊrt-, -ˈmɑr·ʃəl/ (plural courts-martial  /ˈkɔrtsˌmɑr·ʃəl, ˈkoʊrts-, -ˈmɑr·ʃəl/ or court-martials)
a ​militarycourt, or a ​trial in a ​militarycourt, that ​judgesmembers of the ​armedforces
court-martial
verb [T]  us   /ˈkɔrtˌmɑr·ʃəl, ˈkoʊrt-/
He was court-martialed for ​leaving his ​post without ​permission.
(Definition of court-martial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “court martial”
in Turkish askerî mahkeme, divanı harp…
in Russian трибунал…
in Chinese (Simplified) 军事法庭, 军事审判…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軍事法庭, 軍事審判…
in Polish sąd wojenny lub wojskowy…
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