paramilitary

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Etymology[edit]

para- + military

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌpɛɹəˈmɪlɪˌtɛɹi/

Noun[edit]

paramilitary (plural paramilitaries)

  1. A group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion, but which do not represent the formal forces of a sovereign power.
  2. (colloquial) A member of a paramilitary group.

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Adjective[edit]

paramilitary

  1. relating to a paramilitary

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