the RAF Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"the RAF" in British English

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the RAFnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌɑː.reɪˈef/  us   /ˌɑːr.eɪ-/ /ræf/
abbreviation for the Royal Air Force: the ​airforce of the UK: He was in the RAF for 30 ​years.
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(Definition of the RAF from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the RAF”
in Chinese (Simplified) 英国皇家空军…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英國皇家空軍…
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