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lieutenant

noun [C] uk   /lefˈten.ənt/ us    /luː-/
(also Lieutenant) (the title of) an officer of middle rank in the armed forces: first/second lieutenant He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Lieutenant Woods/Charles Woods [as form of address] Yes, Lieutenant.
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