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If proven, he could face a court martial and military prison. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Army yesterday confirmed three soldiers face a court martial. The Sun (2011)He has been charged with desertion and will face a court martial in July. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He faces a court martial, possibly a life sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She also refused to comment on reports that he will not face court martial or any other punishment for the publication of the files. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sentry, who faces a court martial, was not on board. The Sun (2008)Mutiny has become such a problem that 70% of commanders in the northeast now face court martial, he wrote. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
At his court-martial he'd been called a disgrace to his country. CODE BREAKER (2001)`This garbage will be killed, and then you will return with me and face a court-martial for desertion. WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (2001)
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British English: court martial NOUN
A court martial is a trial in a military court of a member of the armed forces who is charged with breaking a military law.
Six sailors who worked as prison guards are facing court martials on charges of abusing detainees.
British English: court martial VERB
If a member of the armed forces is court martialled, he or she is tried in a military court.
I was court-martialled and sentenced to six months in a military prison.
- American English: court martial
- Brazilian Portuguese: submeter à corte marcial
- Chinese: 接受军事法庭的审判
- European Spanish: someter a un consejo de guerra
- French: passer en cour martialeN
- German: vor ein Militärgericht stellen
- Italian: chiamare a comparire davanti alla corte marziale
- Japanese: 軍法会議にかける
- Korean: 군법 회의에 회부하다
- European Portuguese: submeter a tribunal marcial
- Spanish: someter a un consejo de guerra
Definition of court martial from the Collins English Dictionary
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