Definitions of "court-martial"
  1. A type of court made up of commissioned officers and occasionally enlisted personnel, which is responsible for trying members of the military or other individuals under its rule
  2. A formal legal proceeding conducted by a court-martial, in which a member of the military is tried
  3. The act of sending an individual, usually a member of the armed forces, to face trial conducted by a court-martial
How to use "court-martial" in a sentence
  1. The soldier faced a court-martial for disallowed activities in the armed forces.
  2. The court-martial condemned him for exceeding his orders during the military operation.
  3. Ignoring superiors' instructions may lead one to be subject to a court-martial.

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