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martial law

Translation of martial law in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • the country is under martial law
    se ha impuesto la ley marcial en el país
    Example sentences
    • This may be considered military law which should not be confused with the term martial law.
    • There is a state of emergency or martial law; there are military cordons and official broadcasts.
    • Sometimes, the military rules directly and calls it martial law.

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