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court-martial

2 verb
     
Related topics: Military, Law
court-martial2 past tense and past participle court-martialled, present participle court-martialling British English, past tense and past participle court-martialed, present participle court-martialing American English [transitive]
SCLPM to hear and judge someone's case in a military court:
The drill instructor was court-martialed for having sex with a trainee.

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