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soldier

noun [C] uk   /ˈsəʊl.dʒər/ us    /ˈsoʊl.dʒɚ/
B1 a person who is in an army and wears its uniform, especially someone who fights when there is a war: Soldiers were patrolling the streets.Soldiers and people who fight in wars
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