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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.
adjective uk   /ˌredʒ.ɪˈmen.təl/ us    /-əˈmen.t̬əl/
a regimental tie/uniform
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