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"lieutenant" in British English

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lieutenantnoun [ C ]

us /luˈten·ənt/

a naval officer of middle rank, above an ensign; or a military officer of the lowest rank

(Definition of “lieutenant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)