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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪləteri; ˈmɪlɪtri/

Translation of military in Spanish:


  • militar he has a military bearing tiene porte militar he comes from a military family proviene de una familia de militares with full military honors con todos los honores militares to do military service hacer* or prestar el servicio militar
    Example sentences
    • When land was held by feudal tenure, military service was due from a tenant to his lord.
    • There was very little formal structure by way of military rank in Viking armies.
    • Confident in their military prowess, they preferred to try the arbitrament of war.


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