What is another word for military action?

Pronunciation: [mˈɪlɪtəɹi ˈakʃən] (IPA)

Military action is typically defined as the use of military force to achieve a specific objective or goal. Synonyms for military action include armed conflict, warfare, combat, hostilities, and aggression. Other related terms that can also be used include military intervention, deployment, engagement, and battle. These terms are often used interchangeably, but each has a slightly different connotation. For instance, military intervention suggests an outside force intervening in a conflict, while engagement implies a prolonged involvement in a specific operation. Regardless of the phrasing, military action is a serious and often dangerous undertaking that has significant consequences for all involved parties.

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Famous quotes with Military action

  • I found it peculiar that those who wanted to take military action could - with 100 per cent certainty - know that the weapons existed and turn out to have zero knowledge of where they were.
    Hans Blix
  • If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors.
    Hans Blix
  • I was never able to convince myself that there was a cost-free alternative course, as from 1961, or that any of the different strategies since proposed, especially those involving stronger military action, would have made sense.
    William P. Bundy
  • But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would be very wary of any military action in the light of Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.
    George Carey
  • So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies, including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent need for this military action against Iraq.
    Paul Cellucci

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