Meaning of “soldier” in the English Dictionary

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"soldier" in British English

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soldiernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsəʊl.dʒər/ us /ˈsoʊl.dʒɚ/

B1 a person who is in an army and wears its uniform, especially someone who fights when there is a war:

Soldiers were patrolling the streets.

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(Definition of “soldier” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"soldier" in American English

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soldiernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsoʊl·dʒər/

a person who is in an army and wears its uniform, esp. someone who fights when there is a war:

American/Italian/Chinese soldiers

(Definition of “soldier” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)