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Example sentences for standing army

Its population was not large enough to support a standing army.
With no large standing army, he added, the nation didn't need a standing military industrial base.
During this time, drastic measures were taken to reduce the cost of supporting a standing army.
There is virtually no standing army apart from training cadres and a few essential headquarters staff.
Please do all in your power to stop it, if there needs to be a standing army, please send one there.
There was virtually no standing army apart from training cadres and a few essential headquarters staff.

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