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court martial

n, pl court martials or courts martial
(Military) a military court that tries persons subject to military law
vb, court-martial, -tials, -tialling or -tialled, -tials, -tialing or -tialed
(Military) (tr) to try (a person) by court martial

court martial

A military court appointed to try a person accused of an offense against military law, or a trial conducted by such a court.
Translations

court martial

[ˈkɔːtˈmɑːʃl] n (court martials or courts martial (pl)) → corte f marziale
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Shortly after completing this punishment for his AWOL, PVT Brennan was court-martialed the third time for "assaulting a SP5 [Specialist Five/E-5] and disobeying an order.
There are countries where you execute soldiers who refuse to obey the order to charge, and countries where you have them court-martialed," he said.
A Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian military was court-martialed for assaulting his wife in a dispute.
Thus, where the judge advocate's office found that members of a black regiment who briefly mutinied were "clearly wholly provoked" by the "cruel, brutal, and inexcusable violence of their officer," it recommended mitigation of a death sentence imposed by court-martial on one of the mutineers and that the officer be court-martialed.
Terry said he was court-martialed in 1945 after he and 161 other black officers were arrested when they entered a white officers' club at Freeman Field in Indiana.
Army deserter Charles Jenkins will be court-martialed at the Army's Camp Zama near Tokyo on Wednesday, with some experts expecting a sentence to be passed within the day.