trooper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"trooper" in British English

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troopernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtruː.pər/  us   /-pɚ/

trooper noun [C] (SOLDIER)

a ​soldier who ​belongs to the ​lowestrank in the ​part of an ​army that ​fights in ​strongmilitaryvehicles or on ​horses

trooper noun [C] (POLICE OFFICER)

US a ​policeofficer in one of the ​forces of the 50 ​states of the US: state troopers Troopers are called out in ​emergencies or ​dangeroussituations.
(Definition of trooper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trooper" in American English

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troopernoun [C]

 us   /ˈtru·pər/
a ​policeofficerbelonging to a US ​statepoliceforce
(Definition of trooper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trooper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 士兵, (军衔最低的)装甲兵,骑兵…
in Turkish (ABD) polis memuru…
in Russian полицейский…
in Chinese (Traditional) 士兵, (軍銜最低的)裝甲兵,騎兵…
in Polish policjant/ka…
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