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security forces

This page is about the collocation security forces

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

military and police forces

For example

  • Members of our security forces will respond to any security threats.

  • Security forces were sent from England to control the situation in Northern Ireland.

Note:
Related collocations include "military forces", "armed forces", "police force", etc.

Quick Quiz

A country's security forces are responsible for

a. defending its people

b. attacking its people

c. forcing its people

Contributor: Matt Errey