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first matenoun [C]

uk   us  
the second most ​importantofficer on a ​ship that is not ​part of the ​navy
(Definition of first mate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “first mate”
in Chinese (Simplified) (非军用船只的)大副…
in Chinese (Traditional) (非軍用船隻的)大副…
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