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War machine   /wɔr məʃˈin/   Listen
War machine

noun
1.
The military forces of a nation.  Synonyms: armed forces, armed services, military, military machine.  "The military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"






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... and I spent as willing and, on the whole, decently treated captives within the lines of the German Army of the North, talking freely with cultivated officers and grimy men of the ranks, and in this way learning much of the German war machine, the opinions of the officers and the men at their command. It would be interesting to tell how in Brussels we dodged from War Office to cafe, from cafe to consulate, from consulate back to War Office, and later were worried and watched and suspected; how we were shipped back ...
— The Log of a Noncombatant • Horace Green



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