(also armed services)
A country’s military forces, especially its army, navy, and air force.
More example sentences
- Special Forces are found in all branches of the armed services, even the Air Force.
- A US government source said Muhammad served more than a decade in the armed services and was an Army mechanic in a combat support unit.
- In the regular armed forces of all the combatant powers women remained a small minority.
More definitions of armed forcesDefinition of armed forces in:
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