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Definition of "military action" []

  • A military engagement (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "military action" in a sentence
  • "And while the aim would be to weaken Iraqi popular support for the current government, the directive explicitly ordered any military action to stop short of replacing the current leadership of Iraq unless Iraq used chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons, supported terrorist acts, or destroyed Kuwaits oil fields."
  • "It suggested that the real goal of any military action would not just be to ensure Iraqs ouster from Kuwait and the restoration of Kuwaiti sovereignty, but the end of Saddams regime."
  • "The most remarkable spectacle was the emergence of the Kucinich Republicans, who voted for Ohio Democrat Dennis Kucinich's resolution that would stop U.S. military action in Libya within 15 days."