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Meaning of “infantry” in the English Dictionary

"infantry" in British English

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infantrynoun [U, + sing/pl verb]

uk   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 Spanish infantería…
in Vietnamese bộ binh…
in Malaysian infantri…
in Thai ทหารราบ…
in French infanterie…
in German die Infanterie…
in Chinese (Simplified) 步兵,步兵团…
in Turkish piyade, piyade askeri…
in Russian пехота…
in Indonesian infanteri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 步兵,步兵團…
in Polish piechota…
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