navy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “navy” in the English Dictionary

"navy" in British English

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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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navy noun (COLOUR)

B1 [U] (also navy blue) dark blue


uk   us   /ˈneɪ.vi/ (also navy blue)
dark blue: He was ​wearing a navy ​sweater.
(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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