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court–martial

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noun court–mar·tial \ˈkȯrt-ˌmär-shəl, -ˈmär-\

Definition of court–martial

plural

courts–martial

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court–martials

  1. 1 :  a court consisting of commissioned officers and in some instances enlisted personnel for the trial of members of the armed forces or others within its jurisdiction

  2. 2 :  a trial by court-martial

1651

First Known Use of court–martial

1651


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court–martial

verb court–mar·tial

Definition of court–martial

–martialed

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–martialled

–martialing

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–martialling

\-ˌmär-sh(ə-)liŋ, -ˈmär-\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to trial by court-martial

1833

First Known Use of court–martial

1833


COURT–MARTIAL Defined for English Language Learners

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court–martial

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noun court–mar·tial \ˈkȯrt-ˌmär-shəl, -ˈmär-\

Definition of court–martial for English Language Learners

  • : a military court : a court for people in the military who are accused of breaking military law

  • : a trial in a military court


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court–martial

verb court–mar·tial

Definition of court–martial for English Language Learners

  • : to present evidence against (someone) in a military court : to put (someone) on trial in a military court


Law Dictionary

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court–martial

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noun court–mar·tial \ˈkōrt-ˌmär-shəl\

Legal Definition of court–martial

plural

courts–martial

also

court–martials

  1. 1 :  a court consisting of commissioned officers and in some instances enlisted personnel for the trial of members of the armed forces or others within its jurisdiction

  2. 2 :  a trial by a court-martial


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court–martial

transitive verb court–mar·tial

Legal Definition of court–martial

–martialed

also

–martialled

–martialing

also

–martialling

  1. :  to subject to trial by court-martial


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