armed force

Synonyms and related words:
armed service, army, array, career soldiers, fighting machine, forces, ground forces, ground troops, host, legions, military establishment, occupation force, paratroops, rank and file, ranks, regular army, regulars, ski troops, soldiery, standing army, storm troops, the line, the military, troops

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  • armed force — A posse of citizens called to duty to help maintain order or arrest a person charged with crime. Chapin v Ferry, 3 Wash 386, 28 P 754 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • foreign armed force — An armed force belonging to a government or organizational entity other than the United States …   Military dictionary

  • Armed Forces of the Philippines — Sandatahang Lakas ng Pilipinas Emblem of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Founded March 22, 1897 Service branches …   Wikipedia

  • Armed Forces of El Salvador — Armed Force of El Salvador Fuerza Armada de El Salvador Founded 1842 Service branches Army, Navy, Air Force Leadership Commander in Chief Maurici …   Wikipedia

  • force — 1 n 1: a cause of motion, activity, or change intervening force: a force that acts after another s negligent act or omission has occurred and that causes injury to another: intervening cause at cause irresistible force: an unforeseeable event esp …   Law dictionary

  • Armed forces —    Although armed force has been a major factor in the development of the Portuguese nation state, a standing army did not exist until after the War of Restoration (1641 48). During the 18th century, Portugal s small army was drawn into many… …   Historical dictionary of Portugal

  • Armed forces — For other uses, see armed forces (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric Ancient Medieval …   Wikipedia

  • force — The impetus of power; physical power or strength exerted against a person or thing. 5 Am J2d Arr § 80; 6 Am J2d Asslt & B §§ 5, 39. Not necessarily confined to a physical manifestation; there may be an exertion of force through the practice of a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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