militar
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (armed forces)
a. military
Esta operación militar fue decisiva para ganar la guerra.This military operation was decisive in winning the war.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (armed forces)
a. soldier
Los militares entrenan duro para afrontar las adversidades de la batalla.The soldiers train hard in order to face the adversities of battle.
b. military man (masculine)
Desgraciadamente muchos militares perdieron la vida.Unfortunately, many military men lost their lives.
c. military woman (feminine)
Las militares ayudaron en el rescate de los civiles.The military women helped in the rescue of the civilians.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to render military service)
a. to serve
Los mayores de 18 años tienen que militar en la guerra.Persons older than 18 have to serve in the war.
4. (to take part)
a. to be active
Andrés milita en el partido comunista desde 2010.Andres is active in the communist party since 2010.
b. to be an active member
Diego milita en el Partido Verde.Diego is an active member of the Green Party.
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militar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. military
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. soldier
los militaresthe military
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. to be active
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militar
adjective
military
ciencia militar art of war
(soldado) soldier; military man; (en la mili) serviceman
los militares involucionistas
los militares the military
los militares se hacen con la situación El genocidio practicado por los militares en Argentina
intransitive verb
1 (Mil) to serve in the army; (in the army)
2 (Política)
militar en un partido to be a member of a party
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Phrases with "militar"
Here are the most popular phrases with "militar." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
golpe militar
military coup
junta militar
military junta
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