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English noun: military action

1. military action (act) a military engagement


SamplesHe saw action in Korea.


Synonymsaction


Broader (hypernym)group action


Narrower (hyponym)amphibious landing, battle, blockade, conflict, defence, defense, defensive measure, electronic warfare, encirclement, engagement, EW, fight, police action, resistance, saber rattling, sabre rattling, sally, sortie, war, warfare


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









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