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Armed Forces

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machinenoun

    the military forces of a nation

    "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Wiktionary

  1. armed forcesnoun

    The military forces of a nation, such as the army, navy, air force, marines and, sometimes, coast or border guards.

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  1. Armed forces

    The armed forces of a country are its government-sponsored defense, fighting forces, and organizations. They exist to further the foreign and domestic policies of their governing body, and to defend that body and the nation it represents from external and internal aggressors. In broad usage, the terms "armed forces" and "military" are often treated synonymously, although in technical usage a distinction is sometimes made in which a country's armed forces may include both its military and other paramilitary forces. Armed force is the use of armed forces to achieve political objectives. The study of the use of armed forces is called military science. Broadly speaking, this involves considering offense and defense at three "levels": strategy, operational art, and tactics. All three levels study the application of the use of force in order to achieve a desired objective.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. armed forces

    The military forces of a nation or a group of nations. See also force.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Armed Forces in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Armed Forces in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Armed Forces in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We’ve already lifted a number of barriers in our Armed Forces with the introduction of female submariners and women reaching the highest ranks in all Services, we should finish the job next year and open up ground combat roles to women.

  2. Martin Bricknell:

    All nations in Europe had reduced this emergency expansion over the course of the summer, and now as the outbreak gets worse again, then different countries are using their armed forces again to assist with planning response and augmenting capacity, particularly in terms of testing.

  3. The FTC:

    Americans are grateful for the sacrifices made by those who serve in the US armed forces, sadly, some con artists prey on that gratitude, using lies and deception to line their own pockets. In the process, they harm not only well-meaning donors, but also the many legitimate charities that actually do great work on behalf of veterans and service members.

  4. Frank Guridy:

    The sanitizing of Ali's image in recent years has led many to forget that he was reviled by many during the 1960s for his conversion to Islam and for his refusal to be inducted into the U.S. armed forces, he was seen as a traitor to the United States of America.

  5. Khalifa Haftar:

    In good news for all honorable Libyans, the hour of victory is approaching, and the announcement of the city of Derna rid of terrorism, secure and at ease under the protection of the armed forces and security units.

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