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Meaning of "military" in Essential English Dictionary

military

adjective   /ˈmɪlɪtri/
relating to a country’s army, navy, air force, or other armed forces: military service
Translations of “military”
in Arabic عَسْكَري…
in Korean 군대의…
in Malaysian tentera…
in French militaire…
in Turkish askerî…
in Italian militare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軍事的, 軍用的, 富有軍隊特點的…
in Russian военный, воинский…
in Polish wojskowy…
in Vietnamese quân sự…
in Spanish militar…
in Portuguese militar…
in Thai ทางทหาร…
in German militärisch…
in Catalan militar…
in Japanese 軍隊の…
in Indonesian militer…
in Chinese (Simplified) 军事的, 军用的, 富有军队特点的…
(Definition of military adjective from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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