Meaning of “admiral” in the English Dictionary

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"admiral" in British English

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admiralnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæd.mər.əl/ us /ˈæd.mər.əl/

also Admiral an officer of very high rank in the navy:

Admiral Nelson/Horatio Nelson
[ as form of address ] Yes, Admiral.

(Definition of “admiral” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"admiral" in American English

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admiralnoun [ C ]

us /ˈæd·mər·əl/

a naval officer of the highest rank

(Definition of “admiral” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)