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parachutist

noun [C] uk   /ˈpær.əˌʃuː.tɪst/  us   /ˈper.əˌʃuː.t̬ɪst/
someone who jumps out of an aircraft wearing a parachute on their back, especially as a sport or a military job
Translations of “parachutist”
in Korean 낙하산 부대원…
in Arabic مَظلّي…
in Portuguese paraquedista…
in Catalan paracaigudista…
in Japanese パラシュートで降下する人, パラシュート兵…
in Italian paracadutista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跳傘運動員, 傘兵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跳伞运动员, 伞兵…
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