1 group of soldiers
great, huge, large, mighty, powerful | small | professional, regular, standing | reserve | conscript | volunteer | disciplined | modern | allied | enemy | opposing | foreign | national | private | guerrilla | rebel | advancing, invading, occupying, victorious | defeated, retreating
VERB + ARMY
have | go into, join
After leaving school Mike went into the army.
| leave | be in command of, command, lead
He was in command of the British Army in Egypt. He led the army into battle.
| drill, train | amass, build up, raise, recruit
The king was unable to raise an army.
| equip, supply | mobilize | deploy, field
The French army was deployed in the Western Desert.
| concentrate | crush, decimate, defeat, put to flight, rout
The army was finally defeated in the autumn.
| demobilize, disband
The emperor was deposed and his army disbanded.
ARMY + VERB
gather | advance, march
A huge army marched on London.
| camp | go into action, invade | attack, clash, fight
The two opposing armies clashed in battle.
| occupy | flee, pull back, retreat, withdraw
ARMY + NOUN
captain, chief, commander, general, officer | corps, personnel, unit | barracks, base, camp, headquarters | career | patrol | greatcoat, uniform | wife
in the ~
Her husband is in the army.
2 large group
a vast army of personnel
a small army of volunteers
| growing, increasing | reserve
He argued that unemployment created a useful reserve army of labour.
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