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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.
Translations of “lieutenant”
in Korean 중위…
in Arabic مُلازِم…
in French lieutenant, second…
in Turkish teğmen…
in Italian tenente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中尉…
in Russian лейтенант…
in Polish porucznik…
in Spanish teniente, alférez de navío…
in Portuguese tenente…
in German der Leutnant, der Kapitänleutnant…
in Catalan tinent, -a…
in Japanese (陸、海、空軍の)中尉、少尉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中尉…
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