Definition of armed services
: 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
: furnished with weapons
: using or involving a weapon
: furnished with something that provides security, strength, or efficacy
: to perform services for: such as
: to repair or provide maintenance for
: to meet interest and sinking fund payments on (as government debt)
: 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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