Meaning of “merchant seaman” in the English Dictionary

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"merchant seaman" in British English

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merchant seamannoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmɜː.tʃənt ˈsiː.mən/ us /ˌmɝː.tʃənt ˈsiː.mən/

a sailor who works on a trading ship

(Definition of “merchant seaman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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