the military


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Leaving the military without an honorable discharge has left more than just an emotional scar. Jim Axelrod, CBS News, 14 Mar. 2023 As a result, 16 students reported an assault in the 2021-22 school year that occurred prior to joining the military. Lolita C. Baldor, Fortune, 10 Mar. 2023 In Russia, criticizing the military or even publicizing Russian military abuses in Ukraine is a crime. Robyn Dixon, Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2023 But the main issue for the 3D-printing community remained: What could be 3D printed that would most help the military? IEEE Spectrum, 8 Mar. 2023 Sadler left the military in 1967, but was unable to replicate his musical success. Christine Rousselle, Fox News, 5 Mar. 2023 The teens were avid hikers with ample foods in their backpacks, a tent and snowshoes, plus extensive training and aspirations to join the military. Amy Taxin, ajc, 5 Mar. 2023 In some cases, school officials view the military through a post-Vietnam era lens. Lolita C. Baldor,, 5 Mar. 2023 Authorities said Melzer joined the military to infiltrate its ranks on behalf of a group espousing neo-Nazi, antisemitic and Satanic beliefs. Larry Neumeister, USA TODAY, 4 Mar. 2023 See More

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“The military.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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