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Definition 1: a trial that is conducted by a military court - [noun denoting act]

(court-martial is a kind of ...) (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law

"he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty" "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"

(court-martial belongs to category ...) 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"

(court-martial belongs to category ...) the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

Definition 2: a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law - [noun denoting group]

(court-martial is a kind of ...) a judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel

(... is a kind of court-martial ) a military court convened to hear urgent charges of offenses committed in action

(... is a kind of court-martial ) a court-martial to try soldiers for offenses less serious that than those committed in action; consists of at least three officers

(court-martial belongs to category ...) 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"

(court-martial is a kind of ...) put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of

"The football star was tried for the murder of his wife" "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"

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