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"navy" in British English

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navynoun

uk   us   /ˈneɪ.vi/
  • navy noun (SEA FORCE)

B2 [S, + sing/pl verb] the ​part of a country's ​armedforces that is ​trained to ​operate at ​sea: My ​brother is an ​officer in the Navy. Gabriel joined the navy in 1997. a navy ​ship/​vessel

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navyadjective

uk   us   /ˈneɪ.vi/ (also navy blue)
(Definition of navy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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navynoun [C]

 us   /ˈneɪ·vi/
the ​part of a country’s ​armedforces that is ​trained to ​operate at ​sea
(Definition of navy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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