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infantrynoun [U, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈɪn.fən.tri/  us   /ˈɪn.fən.tri/
the part of an army that fights on foot: The infantry was/were sent into battle. It's a light/heavy infantry unit.
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(Definition of infantry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"infantry" in American English

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infantrynoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪn·fən·tri/
soldiers who fight on foot
(Definition of infantry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infantry”
in Vietnamese bộ binh…
in Spanish infantería…
in Malaysian infantri…
in Thai ทหารราบ…
in French infanterie…
in German die Infanterie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 步兵,步兵團…
in Russian пехота…
in Turkish piyade, piyade askeri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 步兵,步兵团…
in Indonesian infanteri…
in Polish piechota…
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