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military academy

noun [C] uk   us  
a place where soldiers are trained to become officers a private school in the US that expects students to obey the rules, has uniforms, and is generally run like the armed forces
Translations of “military academy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 軍事學院, (美國的)私立準軍事學校…
in Chinese (Simplified) 军事学院, (美国的)私立准军事学校…
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