HyperDic: military_force

English > 1 sense of the expression military force:
NOUNgroupmilitary force, military unit, military group, forcea unit that is part of some military service
English > military force: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA unit that is part of some military service.
Synonymsmilitary unit, military group, force
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Member ofmilitary service, armed service, serviceA force that is a branch of the armed forces
Membersserviceman, military man, man, military personnelsomeone who serves in the armed forces
NarrowerHaganahThe clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948
Israeli Defense Force, IDFThe ground and air and naval forces of Israel
Republican Guardformerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
air unitA military unit that is part of the airforce
armor, armourA military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
army unitA military unit that is part of an army
commandA military unit or region under the control of a single officer
commandoAn amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
contingent, detailA temporary military unit
echelonA body of troops arranged in a line
enemyAn opposing military force
guardA military unit serving to protect some place or person
headquarters(plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
legionA large military unit
militia, reservescivilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
mujahidin, mujahedin, mujahedeen, mujahadeen, mujahadin, mujahideen, mujahadeinA military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
naval unitA military unit that is part of a navy
phalanxA body of troops in close array
spearheadThe leading military unit in an attack
task forceA temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
trip wireA small military force that serves as a first line of defense
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
Spanishfuerza, unidad militar, unidad
Catalanunitat militar, unitat

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