militarily militarily  /ˌmɪ lə ˈtɛ rə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with respect to the military

Usage(s):

  1. By the time Reagan made a serious run for the presidency, in 1976, it was easy to think the Soviets might conquer America militarily.
  2. Let's just say that the Russian military brass have long felt the same way about Ukraine and Georgia being militarily integrated into a rival alliance.
  3. Bogged down in Iraq, America simply can't intervene as aggressively--militarily or even diplomatically--as we could a few years ago.

News

  • Books: 'The Heist' makes for a fun summer read

    Militarily skilled FBI agent Kate O'Hare crosses into uncharted waters in a unique undercover arrangement with wanted fugitive Nick Fox, who is earning his freedom by using his con-artist skills to bring in bigger fish.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

Quotes

  1. Speaking in Jordan before returning to Sri Lanka, President Rajapaksa said: "My government, with the total commitment of our armed forces, has in an unprecedented humanitarian operation finally defeated the LTTE militarily. I will be going back to a...
    on May 16, 2009 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: BBC News

  2. After her own talks with the president later in the afternoon, Merkel said: "We have a great responsibility here. We want to carry our share of the responsibility militarily _ in the area of civil reconstruction and in police training."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Angela Merkel Source: Washington Post

  3. The AFP news agency quoted Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni saying: "Things must be clear - Israel reserves the right to react militarily against the tunnels once and for all."
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Tzipi Livni Source: BBC News

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