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Paramilitary

Meanings and phrases

paramilitary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit

paramilitary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops); paramilitary force; paramilitary unit; paramilitary organization; paramilitary organisation

paramilitary force

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops); paramilitary; paramilitary unit; paramilitary organization; paramilitary organisation
E.g.
  • The Azerbaijan National Guard is a further paramilitary force.
  • The Gendarmerie is a paramilitary force composed of about 9,000 soldiers as of 2016.
  • Finally there is a government paramilitary force, created in 1997 under President Laurent Kabila.

paramilitary organisation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops); paramilitary; paramilitary force; paramilitary unit; paramilitary organization

paramilitary organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops); paramilitary; paramilitary force; paramilitary unit; paramilitary organisation
E.g.
  • The paramilitary organization had 32 regiments and 196 companies.
  • In 1967, the paramilitary organization mobilized over 100,000 people.
  • While living in Israel, she served in Haganah, the Jewish paramilitary organization.

paramilitary unit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops); paramilitary; paramilitary force; paramilitary organization; paramilitary organisation

paramilitary groups

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They were the key Weimar paramilitary groups active during that time.
  • Sangaree had been a vocal critic of the government sponsored paramilitary groups.
  • Ulster Loyalist paramilitary groups also carried out a small number of violent actions.

paramilitary group

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In response, Irish nationalists formed a rival paramilitary group, the Irish Volunteers, in November 1913.
  • In the early 1990s, the paramilitary group Combat 18 (C18) was formed to protect BNP events from anti-fascists.
  • The invasion was carried out by a CIA-sponsored paramilitary group of over 1,400 Cuban exiles called Brigade 2506.

paramilitary forces

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They consist of an Army, Navy, Air Force and paramilitary forces.
  • Total manpower is 107,000; plus paramilitary forces of 10,000 (2015 est.).
  • Two days before, the paramilitary forces warned the community of a massacre.

loyalist paramilitary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The unit conducted undercover surveillance operations against suspected members of Irish republican and loyalist paramilitary groups.
  • Orange Volunteers The Orange Volunteers (OV) or Orange Volunteer Force (OVF) is a small Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland.
  • The gang also became affiliated with Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary organisations, such as the Ulster Defence Association and Ulster Volunteer Force.
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