SDF

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SDF

  1. (military) Initialism of (Japanese) Self-Defence Force(s).
    • 2017, Robert S. Ross, ‎Øystein Tunsjø, Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China:
      The reorientation of the SDF[']s' operational posture has gone hand in hand with a sustained legislative effort to alter the legal underpinnings of Japan's security policy.
  2. (military) Initialism of Syrian Democratic Forces.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.de.ɛf/
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Noun[edit]

SDF m (plural SDF)

  1. Initialism of sans domicile fixe: homeless, without a permanent home (official French government term)
    • 2006, Liberation, Paris (story headline, July 22)
      A Paris, les SDF priés de sortir de la photo
      In Paris, homeless requested to leave the picture
    • 2006, Nouvel Obs (story headline, November 11)
      Kirk Douglas fête Thanksgiving avec les SDF
      Kirk Douglas celebrates Thanksgiving with the homeless

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  • service-public.fr official site describing national ID cards for homeless people: Carte nationale d'identité pour les personnes sans domicile fixe (SDF)