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English noun: air force

1. air force (group) the airborne branch of a country's armed forces


Synonymsairforce


Broader (hypernym)armed service, military service, service


Narrower (hyponym)Air Corps, German Luftwaffe, Luftwaffe, RAF, Royal Air Force


Member holonymair unit


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. Air Force (group) the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space


SynonymsU. S. Air Force, United States Air Force, US Air Force, USAF


Broader (hypernym)agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office


Part holonymACC, AFISR, AFRL, AFSPC, Air Combat Command, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Space Command, Air National Guard, ANG, United States Air Force Academy, US Air Force Academy


Part meronymDefense, Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense









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