Definición de army en inglés:

army

Saltos de línea: army
Pronunciación: /ˈɑːmi
 
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sustantivo (plural armies)

  • 1 [treated as singular or plural] An organized military force equipped for fighting on land: the two armies were in position [as modifier]: army officers
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Camp followers shared the military fortunes of the armies they accompanied.
    • All the village men were fighting alongside the two armies, the Corbett army having come to join in.
    • Only the Utuku, of all the peoples known to me in the world, equip and organize their armies in that manner.
    Sinónimos
    armed force, fighting force, defence force, military force, the military, land force, soldiery, infantry, militia, horde; troops, soldiers, land forces
    informal , • dated thin red line
    archaic host
  • 1.1 (the army) The part of a country’s military force trained to fight on land: he joined the army at 16
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Now is the time to train as a nurse, join the army or make yourself indispensable to the government in some other way.
    • His work in Cambridge was interrupted by World War I when he worked on the land rather than join the army.
    • And he declared that he would want to fight alongside his men if he joined the army.

Frases

you and whose army?

informal Used as an expression of disbelief in someone’s ability to carry out a threat: ‘One word to him and I’ll have you.’ ‘You and whose army?’

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French armee, from armata, feminine past participle of Latin armare 'to arm'.

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