Meaning of “soldier of fortune” in the English Dictionary

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"soldier of fortune" in British English

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soldier of fortunenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsəʊl.dʒər əv ˈfɔː.tʃuːn/ us /ˌsoʊl.dʒɚ əv ˈfɔːr.tʃuːn/ 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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