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English definition of “the RAF”

the RAF

noun [+ sing/pl verb]     /ˌɑː.reɪˈef/ US  /ˌɑːr.eɪ-/ /ræf/
abbreviation for the Royal Air Force: the air force of the UK: He was in the RAF for 30 years. → See also air forceThe Air Force
(Definition of the RAF noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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