military

military [mil′ə ter΄ē]
adj.
[Fr militaire < L militaris < miles (gen. militis), soldier]
1. of, characteristic of, for, fit for, or done by soldiers or the armed forces
2. of, for, or fit for war
3. of the army, as distinguished from the navy
SYN.- MARTIAL
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the military
the armed forces; military personnel collectively; esp., military officers as an influential force
militarily
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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