military police

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military police

n. Abbr. MP
The branch of an armed force assigned to perform law enforcement duties, as on a military installation.

military police

n
(Military) a corps within an army that performs police and disciplinary duties
military policeman n

mil′itary police′


n.
soldiers who perform police duties within the army. Abbr.: MP Compare shore patrol.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.military police - a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisonersmilitary police - a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
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"
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
shore patrol - the military police of the navy
military policeman, MP - a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners
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