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regiment

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈredʒ.ɪ.mənt/ us  
a large group of soldiers, or (more generally) any large number of things or people: Regiments are usually commanded by a colonel and are sometimes made up of soldiers from a particular city or part of the country.
regimental
adjective uk   /ˌredʒ.ɪˈmen.təl/ us    /-əˈmen.t̬əl/
a regimental tie/uniform
Translations of “regiment”
in Korean 연대…
in Arabic فَيلق, فِرْقة عَسْكَرِيّة…
in French régiment…
in Turkish alay…
in Italian reggimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) (軍隊的)團, 大批,大群(事物或人)…
in Russian полк…
in Polish pułk…
in Spanish regimiento…
in Portuguese regimento…
in German das Regiment…
in Catalan regiment…
in Japanese (軍の)連隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) (军队的)团, 大批,大群(事物或人)…
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