Meaning of “test pilot” in the English Dictionary

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"test pilot" in British English

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test pilotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtest ˌpaɪ.lət/ us /ˈtest ˌpaɪ.lət/

someone whose job is to fly new aircraft in order to make certain that they are effective

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

"test pilot" in American English

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test pilotnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtest ˌpɑɪ·lət/

someone whose job is to fly new aircraft in order to make sure that they work correctly

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

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