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Definition 1: a military engagement - [noun denoting act]

Samples where military action or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he saw action in Korea

Synonyms for military action in the sense of this definition

(military action is a kind of ...) action taken by a group of people

(... is a kind of military action ) a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion

"MacArthur staged a massive amphibious landing behind enemy lines"

(... is a kind of military action ) the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

"thousands of people were killed in the war"

(... is a kind of military action ) a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position

(... is a kind of military action ) the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

(... is a kind of military action ) the military action of resisting the enemy's advance

"the enemy offered little resistance"

(... is a kind of military action ) a local military action without declaration of war; against violators of international peace and order

(... is a kind of military action ) military action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum

(... is a kind of military action ) (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies

"they died in the defense of Stalingrad" "they were developed for the defense program"

(... is a kind of military action ) a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy

(... is a kind of military action ) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

"Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga" "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

(military action 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"

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