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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A group of civilians organized in a fashion similar to the armed forces (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops) adj. - Of or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like (or in aid of) a unit of the armed f

Usage examples (35)
  • My college professors rarely lectured flanked by guys in paramilitary kit.
  • It's not like people are in paramilitary outfits weilding clubs at polling places – not that that is wrong – just ask the AG.
  • One of the biggest catalysts for involvement in paramilitary activity was that there was fuck-all for young men to do in the council estates.
  • The young officer and his half-dozen colleagues at the checkpoint were members of the People's Armed Police, the main Chinese paramilitary force. for more
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