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Department of Defense, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDepartment of Defense, thethe Department of DefenseDeˌpartment of Deˈfense, the (abbrev. DoD) 🔊 🔊 the US government department which is responsible for the military forces in the US, that is, the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines. In the UK there is a similar department called the ministry of defence. Pentagon, the
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