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colonelnoun [C]

also Colonel uk   /ˈkɜː.nəl/ us   /ˈkɝː.nəl/ written abbreviation Col.
an officer of high rank in the army or air force: Colonel is the military rank between lieutenant-colonel and brigadier. Colonel Furlong [as form of address] Yes, Colonel.
(Definition of colonel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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colonelnoun [C]

us   /ˈkɜr·nəl/
a military officer of high rank, above a major
(Definition of colonel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colonel”
in Korean 대령…
in Arabic عَقيد…
in Malaysian kolonel…
in French colonel/-elle…
in Russian полковник…
in Chinese (Traditional) (陸軍或空軍)上校…
in Italian colonnello…
in Turkish albay…
in Polish pułkownik…
in Spanish coronel…
in Vietnamese đại tá…
in Portuguese coronel…
in Thai พันเอก…
in German der Oberst…
in Catalan coronel, -a…
in Japanese (陸軍、空軍の)大佐…
in Chinese (Simplified) (陆军或空军)上校…
in Indonesian kolonel…
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