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English definition of “parachutist”

parachutist

noun [C]     /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 jobWorkers on/with aircraft and spacecraftFalling and droppingMoving downwards
(Definition of parachutist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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