military

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military(
mih
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lih
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teh
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ri
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (army, navy, air force)
a. las fuerzas armadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He joined the military when he was 20 years old.Se incorporó a las fuerzas armadas a los 20 años.
b. los militares
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The military were in power for more than a year.Los militares estuvieron en el poder durante más de un año.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (army, navy, air force)
a. militar
The military forces invaded the country.Las fuerzas militares invadieron el país.
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military
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
the militaryel ejército
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. militar
military academyacademia militar
military manmilitar m
military policepolicía militar
military serviceservicio militar
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military [ˈmɪlɪtərɪ]
adjective
[+intervention, government, history, bearing] militar
the government has stepped up military action the US wants to keep some military presence two military personnel were injured
he retired with full military honours se retiró con todos los honores militares; to do sth with military precision hacer algo con una precisión militar
plural noun
the military los militares
modifier
military academy (n) academia (f) militar
military base (n) base (f) militar
[the] military-industrial complex
military police (n) policía (f) militar
military policeman (n) policía (m) militar
military service (n) servicio (m) militar
to do (one's) military service hacer or prestar el servicio militar; hacer la mili (informal)
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