a) In a military or martial manner; not peaceably.

The borders of the empire were expanded militarily over the course if many wars of conquest

b) By way of military or otherwise belligerent means.

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  • Militarily — Mil i*ta*ri*ly, adv. In a military manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • militarily — adv. Militarily is used with these adjectives: ↑significant, ↑trained, ↑weak Militarily is used with these verbs: ↑defeat, ↑intervene …   Collocations dictionary

  • militarily — military ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or characteristic of soldiers or armed forces. ► NOUN (the military) ▪ the armed forces of a country. DERIVATIVES militarily adverb. ORIGIN Latin militaris, from miles soldier …   English terms dictionary

  • militarily — adverb with respect to the military (Freq. 1) on a militarily significant scale • Derived from adjective: ↑military …   Useful english dictionary

  • militarily — adverb Date: 1660 1. in a military manner 2. from a military standpoint …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • militarily — See military. * * * …   Universalium

  • militarily — mɪlɪterɪlɪ / trɪ adv. in a military manner or style; from a military point of view …   English contemporary dictionary

  • militarily — mil·i·tar·i·ly …   English syllables

  • militarily — See: military …   English dictionary

  • militarily significant fallout — Radioactive contamination capable of inflicting radiation doses on personnel which may result in a reduction of their combat effectiveness …   Military dictionary

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