Definition of airmobile in English:

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airmobile

Pronunciation: /ˈerˌmōb(ə)l/

adjective

(Of troops) moved about by helicopters.
Example sentences
  • The deployment of even one airmobile brigade, or the equivalent of one of the Army's proposed fast-moving interim brigades, would have made a major difference in the campaign right then.
  • In early 2002, the equivalent of an airmobile brigade group was deployed, but this formation was much smaller than the unneeded but planned-for division or corps-sized options.
  • The 101st division is airmobile; its infantry move by helicopter and are capable of hopping around the battlefield in lightning-quick strikes to secure key objectives.

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Syllabification: air·mo·bile

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