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para·mil·i·ta·ry unit

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  1. paramilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary unit, paramilitary organization, paramilitary organisationnoun

    a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)


  1. paramilitary unit

    A paramilitary is an organization whose structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, but is not part of a country's official or legitimate armed forces. Paramilitary units carry out duties that a country's military or police forces are unable or unwilling to handle. Other organizations may be considered paramilitaries by structure alone, despite being unarmed or lacking a combat role.


  1. paramilitary unit

    A paramilitary unit is a semi-authorized group or organization that is not part of the official defense forces of a country, but still conducts activities resembling those of a professional military. These activities may include, but aren't limited to, defending property, combating perceived threats, maintaining order, providing security or conducting warfare. These units often exhibit organizational structures, training, and equipment similar to professional military forces.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paramilitary unit in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paramilitary unit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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