the military


: the armed forces
He has had a long career in the military.
The policy is opposed by the military.

Examples of the military in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the military coup last July, which ousted President Mohamed Bazoum, relations between the U.S. and Niger’s military junta have steadily worsened. James H. McGee, National Review, 29 May 2024 But there are signs that the military taboo in Silicon Valley is starting to wear off among startups and investors. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 29 May 2024 Three sources from her inner circle told Reuters the decision was taken because a drug cartel set fire to several vehicles shortly before the rally, forcing the federal government to call in the military to restore order. Fox News, 28 May 2024 But as the number of women serving in the military has grown, so have fatalities. Cara Tabachnick, CBS News, 27 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for the military 

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“The military.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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