Definition of military time in English:

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military time


North American
A method of measuring the time based on the full twenty-four hours of the day rather than two groups of twelve hours; the twenty-four-hour clock: at 00:05 (12:05 for those of you who can’t read military time) the assault began
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  • All reported time variables are in military time as 0000 to 2359.
  • As students mastered the agenda, laid out in military time, they made their way to the training sessions.
  • I'm currently helping one of the office workers with a project that involves, among other things, entering dates in military time.

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Syllabification: mil·i·tar·y time

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