regiment Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"regiment" in British English

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regimentnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˈredʒ.ɪ.mənt/
a ​largegroup of ​soldiers, or (more ​generally) any ​largenumber of things or ​people: Regiments are usually ​commanded by a ​colonel and are sometimes made up of ​soldiers from a ​particularcity or ​part of the ​country.
regimental
adjective uk   /ˌredʒ.ɪˈmen.təl/  us   /-əˈmen.t̬əl/
a regimental ​tie/​uniform
(Definition of regiment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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regimentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈredʒ·ə·mənt/
a ​largegroup of ​soldierscombining several battalions
(Definition of regiment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “regiment”
in Korean 연대…
in Arabic فَيلق, فِرْقة عَسْكَرِيّة…
in Malaysian regimen…
in French régiment…
in Russian полк…
in Chinese (Traditional) (軍隊的)團, 大批,大群(事物或人)…
in Italian reggimento…
in Turkish alay…
in Polish pułk…
in Spanish regimiento…
in Vietnamese trung đoàn…
in Portuguese regimento…
in Thai กรมทหาร…
in German das Regiment…
in Catalan regiment…
in Japanese (軍の)連隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) (军队的)团, 大批,大群(事物或人)…
in Indonesian resimen…
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