HyperDic: paramilitary

English > 2 senses of the word paramilitary:
ADJECTIVEpertparamilitaryof or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit
NOUNgroupparamilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary unit, paramilitary organization, paramilitary organisationa group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
paramilitary > pronunciation
Soundspeh.rahmih'lahteh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > paramilitary: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit.
Spanishparamilitar
Catalanparamilitar
Nounsparamilitarya group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
English > paramilitary: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops).
Synonymsparamilitary force, paramilitary unit, paramilitary organization, paramilitary organisation
NarrowerFedayeen Saddam, Saddam's MartyrsA feared paramilitary unit formed in 1995 by young soldiers to serve Saddam Hussein against domestic opponents
fedayeen(plural) Arab guerrillas who operate mainly against Israel
Broaderforce, personnelgroup of people willing / willing to obey orders
Spanishorganización paramilitar, paramilitar
Catalanorganització paramilitar, paramilitar
Adjectivesparamilitaryof or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit

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