Meaning of “battalion” in the English Dictionary

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"battalion" in British English

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battalionnoun [ C ]

uk /bəˈtæl.i.ən/ us /bəˈtæl.i.ən/

a military unit consisting of three or more companies

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

"battalion" in American English

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battalionnoun [ C ]

us /bəˈtæl·jən/

a large military unit under a single leader, consisting of three or more companies

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