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armed forces

noun plural

: the military organizations (such as the army, navy, and air force) of a country

Full Definition of ARMED FORCES

:  the combined military, naval, and air forces of a nation —called also armed services

Examples of ARMED FORCES

  1. <our nation's armed forces are stationed throughout the world>

First Known Use of ARMED FORCES

1625
ARMED FORCES Defined for Kids

armed forces

noun plural

Definition of ARMED FORCES for Kids

:  the military, naval, and air forces of a nation

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