HyperDic: court-martial

English > 3 senses of the word court-martial:
NOUNgroupcourt-martiala military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
actcourt-martiala trial that is conducted by a military court
VERBsocialcourt-martialsubject to trial by court-martial
English > court-martial: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerdrumhead court-martialA military court convened to hear urgent charges of offenses committed in action
special court-martialA court-martial to try soldiers for offenses less serious that than those committed in action
Broadermilitary courtA judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel
Verbscourt-martialsubject to trial by court-martial
English > court-martial: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA trial that is conducted by a military court.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
military lawThe body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel
Broadertrial(law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law
Spanishconsejo de guerra
Catalanconsell de guerra
Verbscourt-martialsubject to trial by court-martial
English > court-martial: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsubject to trial by court-martial.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderjudge, adjudicate, tryput on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
Nounscourt-martiala trial that is conducted by a military court
court-martiala military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law

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