armed forces

plural noun

Definition of armed forces

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

Examples of armed forces in a sentence

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

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First Known Use of armed forces

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ARMED FORCES Defined for English Language Learners

armed forces

plural noun

Definition of armed forces for English Language Learners

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


ARMED FORCES Defined for Kids

armed forces

noun plural

Definition of armed forces for Students

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



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