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battalionnoun [C]

uk   /bəˈtæl.i.ən/  us   /bəˈtæl.i.ən/
a ​militaryunit consisting of three or more companies
(Definition of battalion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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battalionnoun [C]

 us   /bəˈtæl·jən/
a ​largemilitaryunit under a ​singleleader, consisting of three or more ​companies
(Definition of battalion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “battalion”
in Spanish batallón…
in Vietnamese tiểu đoàn…
in Malaysian sekumpulan besar…
in Thai กองพันทหาร…
in French bataillon…
in German das Batailon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (军队的)营,营部…
in Turkish tabur…
in Russian батальон…
in Indonesian batalyon…
in Chinese (Traditional) (軍隊的)營,營部…
in Polish batalion…
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