armed services

noun

Definition of armed services

  1. :  the military organizations (such as the army, navy, and air force) of a country He has had a long career in the armed forces. Will the new defense policy weaken the armed forces?

Word by Word Definitions

armedplay
  1. :  furnished with weapons

    :  using or involving a weapon

    :  furnished with something that provides security, strength, or efficacy

serviceplay services
  1. :  the occupation or function of serving

    :  employment as a servant

    :  the work performed by one that serves

  1. :  to perform services for: such as

    :  to repair or provide maintenance for

    :  to meet interest and sinking fund payments on

  1. :  of or relating to the armed services

    :  used in serving or supplying

    :  intended for hard or everyday use

  1. :  an Old World tree (Sorbus domestica) resembling the related mountain ashes but having larger flowers and larger edible fruit

    :  a related Old World tree (S. torminalis) with bitter fruits


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