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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 ​wearsitsuniform, ​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 ​wearsitsuniform, 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)
Translations of “soldier”
in Korean 군인…
in Arabic جُنْدي…
in Malaysian askar…
in French soldat…
in Russian солдат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 士兵,軍人,戰士…
in Italian soldato, -essa…
in Turkish asker, er…
in Polish żołnierz…
in Spanish soldado…
in Vietnamese người lính…
in Portuguese soldado…
in Thai ทหาร…
in German der Soldat…
in Catalan soldat, -ada, militar…
in Japanese 兵士, 兵隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 士兵,军人,战士…
in Indonesian prajurit…
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