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MILITARY CAPABILITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does military capability mean? 

MILITARY CAPABILITY (noun)
  The noun MILITARY CAPABILITY has 1 sense:

1. capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

  Familiarity information: MILITARY CAPABILITY used as a noun is very rare.


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MILITARY CAPABILITY (noun)


Sense 1military capability [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

military capability; military posture; military strength; strength; posture

Context examples:

we faced an army of great strength / politicians have neglected our military posture

Hypernyms ("military capability" is a kind of...):

capability; capableness (the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "military capability"):

sea power (naval strength)

firepower ((military) the relative capacity for delivering fire on a target)


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