Topic: Military

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmilitarymil‧i‧ta‧ry1 /ˈmɪlətəri $ -teri/ ●●● S2 W1 AWL adjective    1 PMused by, involving, or relating to the army, navy, or air force  a military helicopter  military equipment  The government has threatened to take military action if the rebels do not withdraw from the area.  The United States is prepared to use military force to achieve its aims.  a raid by European military forces (=the army, navy, or air force)2 with military precisionmilitarily adverb  Europe may have to intervene militarily if the crisis worsens.Examples from the CorpusmilitaryThere is no indication that Wilfrid exercised any influence on Caedwalla's secular and military activities.Schellenberg's office at Prinz Albrechtstrasse had a military camp bed in one corner for he often spent the night there.Peres said the military campaign would last as long as it took to secure the country's northern border.The President visited a military cemetery at Bitburg.Both were marauding, tribal war-leaders whose main aim was to bring military glory to themselves and their followers.They may petition for mercy from the prime minister in his capacity as military governor.It is now a museum of military history, but was once full of armed men and artillery.We might borrow here from military jargon.German military power was restricted after World War II.military forcesLeaders are concerned about racism in the nation's military forces.Linked to this is the upkeep of military forces and armaments for domestic reasons.Members of the military forces must also fulfil a quota of work in the fields.Even as her military forces were strengthened and were winning the Cold War, her power in the marketplace shrank.