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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
army /'ɑ:mi/
  • danh từ
    • quân đội
      • regular army: quân chính quy
      • standing army: quân thường trực
      • to enter (go into, join) the army: vào quân đội, nhập ngũ
    • đoàn, đám đông, nhiều vô số
      • an army of workers: một đoàn công nhân
Concise Dictionary
+a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
+a large number of people united for some specific purpose
+the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (plural armies)
1 [C+sing./pl. v.] a large organized group of soldiers who are trained to fight on land: The two opposing armies faced each other across the battlefield.
2 (the army) [sing.+sing./pl. v.] the part of a country's armed forces that fights on land: Her husband is in the army. + After leaving school, Mike went into the army. + an army officer + army barracks / bases
3 [C+sing./pl. v.] a large number of people or things, especially when they are organized in some way or involved in a particular activity: an army of advisers / volunteers + An army of ants marched across the path.
Collocation Dictionary

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


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.


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


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
| small
a small army of volunteers
| growing, increasing | reserve


He argued that unemployment created a useful reserve army of labour.

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