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Since then, dissident groups have from time to time resorted to armed force against local or national authorities.

In the ethics of war, every use of armed force requires a just cause.

It was then that the Security Council agreed to send a more heavily armed force with a mandate to fight back.

By hitting Gaza with armed force, Israel has made a statement heard loud and clear.

The place was then attacked by an armed force, without result, but eventually the natives allowed the women to be taken away.

An armed force beset the palace of the Tuilleries, and demanded the arrest of the Brissotine party.

But when Huetzin arrived, after the departure of Xolotl, an armed force opposed his entrance, and he precipitately retreated.

Heads could be seen clustering at the palisades, but still no armed force issued from the gates.

"To keep the people at Fort Pickens from sending out any armed force," replied the intelligent contraband.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to armed forces, such as: military, troop/troops, armament, armed services, defense forces, and fighting machine.

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