deserter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"deserter" in British English

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deserternoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈzɜː.tər/  us   /-ˈzɝː.t̬ɚ/
a ​person who ​leaves the ​armedforces without ​permission
(Definition of deserter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deserternoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈzɜr·t̬ər/
a ​person who ​leaves the ​armedforces without ​permission and with no ​intention of ​returning
(Definition of deserter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deserter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃兵,开小差者…
in Turkish firari…
in Russian дезертир…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃兵,開小差者…
in Polish dezerter…
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