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American English: /ˈɑrmi/
British English: /ˈɑːmi/

Translation of army in Spanish:

noun plural armies

  • 1 (land force) the Army and the Navy
    el ejército (de tierra) y la marina or armada
    to be in the army
    ser militar
    to join the army
    (before noun) (barracks/discipline)
    he hated army life
    odiaba la vida militar or de cuartel
    army officer
    militar (masculine or feminine)
    oficial (masculine or feminine) del ejército (de tierra)
    army wife
    esposa (feminine) de militar
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (body of troops)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (large number) an army of advisers
    un ejército or una legión de asesores
    Example sentences
    • He is now attracting an army of fans, and keeps winning every time he steps up to a new racing division.
    • It has an army of loyal fans which consider the GTi to be the most fun you can have on four wheels.
    • The international gambling industry has hired an army of lobbyists to stack the odds in its favour.
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