Court-martialing
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Court-martialed} (-shald); p. pr. & vb. n. {Court-martialing}.] To subject to trial by a court-martial. [1913 Webster]

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  • court-martial — [kôrt′mär΄shəl] n. pl. courts martial; for COURT MARTIAL 2, now often court martials 1. a court of personnel in the armed forces for the trial of persons accused of breaking military law: see SUMMARY COURT MARTIAL, SPECIAL COURT MARTIAL, GENERAL… …   English World dictionary

  • court-martial — court martial1 [ US ˈ. ˌ..] n [U and C] a court that judges soldiers etc who may have broken military law, or an occasion when this judgment is made ▪ Navy commanders recommended that he be tried by court martial. court martial 2 court martial2… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • court-martial — court martials, court martialling, court martialled (The spellings court martialing and court martialed are used in American English; courts martial is also used as a plural form for the noun.) 1) N VAR A court martial is a trial in a military… …   English dictionary

  • court martial — ► NOUN (pl. courts martial or court martials) ▪ a judicial court for trying members of the armed services accused of breaking military law. ► VERB (court martial) (court martialled, court martialling; US court martialed, court martialing) …   English terms dictionary

  • Court-martial — Court mar tial, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Court martialed} ( shald); p. pr. & vb. n. {Court martialing}.] To subject to trial by a court martial. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court-martialed — Court martial Court mar tial, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Court martialed} ( shald); p. pr. & vb. n. {Court martialing}.] To subject to trial by a court martial. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • court-martial — /kawrt mahr sheuhl, mahr , kohrt /, n., pl. courts martial, court martials, v., court martialed, court martialing or (esp. Brit.) court martialled, court martialling. n. 1. a court consisting of military or naval personnel appointed by a… …   Universalium

  • court martial — noun (plural courts martial or court martials) a judicial court for trying members of the armed services accused of offences against military law. verb (court martial) (court martials, court martialling, court martialled; US court martials, court …   English new terms dictionary

  • court-martial — I. noun (plural courts martial; also court martials) Date: 1651 1. a court consisting of commissioned officers and in some instances enlisted personnel for the trial of members of the armed forces or others within its jurisdiction 2. a trial by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • court-martial — /ˈkɔt maʃəl/ (say kawt mahshuhl) verb (t) (court martialled or, US, court martialed, court martialling or, US, court martialing) to arraign and try by court martial …   Australian English dictionary

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