Meaning of “soldier” - Learner’s Dictionary

soldier

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈsəʊldʒər/
Extra Examples
The soldiers fought for the honour of their country.Two soldiers were captured by the enemy.We passed a group of soldiers on patrol.Rebel soldiers advanced on the capital.The President paid tribute to the brave soldiers who had defended the country.

B1 a member of an army

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