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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mil·i·tary /ˈmɪləˌtɛri/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mil·i·ta·ry a.
 1. Of or pertaining to soldiers, to arms, or to war; belonging to, engaged in, or appropriate to, the affairs of war; as, a military parade; military discipline; military bravery; military conduct; military renown.
 Nor do I, as an enemy to peace,
 Troop in the throngs of military men.   --Shak.
 2. Performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election; a military expedition.
 Military law. See Martial law, under Martial.
 Military order. a A command proceeding from a military superior. (b) An association of military persons under a bond of certain peculiar rules; especially, such an association of knights in the Middle Ages, or a body in modern times taking a similar form, membership of which confers some distinction.
 Military tenure, tenure of land, on condition of performing military service.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mil·i·ta·ry, n.  The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare;
             "military law"
      2: characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the
         military; "military uniforms" [ant: unmilitary]
      3: associated with or performed by armed services as contrasted
         with civilians; "military police" [ant: civilian]
      n : the military forces of a nation; "their military is the
          largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same
          one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker" [syn: armed
          forces, armed services, military machine, war