martial arts

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martial art

n. often martial arts
Any of various arts of self-defense, such as aikido, karate, judo, or tae kwon do, usually practiced as sport.
Translations
art martial

martial arts

npl artes mpl&fpl marciales; [Note: Feminine usage is more common.]
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It sanctifies all the hallmarks of what George Lakoff calls the "strict father" model of politics--the punitive, self-righteous, martial style of Republican machismo.
The military dress of the players is modern camouflage outfits with big guns, and the supporting players march around in stiff-kneed martial style.
Professor Brown's music examples show that while the works of Reutter and Tuma look back to Caldara and Fux, those of younger composers such as Wagenseil and Ordonez favoured the later martial style.