regular army

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regular army

n.
The permanent standing army of a nation or state.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or stateregular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
legion, host - archaic terms for army
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
armed service, military service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
army corps, corps - an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
standing army - a permanent army of paid soldiers
Union Army - the northern army during the American Civil War
Army of the Confederacy, Confederate Army - the southern army during the American Civil War
Continental Army - the American army during the American Revolution
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regular army

nBerufsarmee f, → reguläre Armee