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soldier of fortunenoun [C]

uk   us   literary
someone who ​fights for anyone who will ​pay, not only for ​their own ​country
(Definition of soldier of fortune from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 雇佣兵…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傭兵…
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