Significado de “veteran” - en el Diccionario Inglés

veteran en inglés británico

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veterannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvet.ər.ən/ us /ˈve.t̬ɚ.ən/

C2 a person who has had a lot of experience of a particular activity:

a 20-year veteran of the New York Police Department

C2 US informal vet someone who has been in the armed forces during a war:

a Vietnam veteran
the surviving veterans of World War II

Más ejemplos

  • Thousands of veterans will take part in a commemoration of the battle.
  • Grizzled veterans in uniform gathered at the war monument.
  • The ceremony was attended by many of the surviving veterans of the Second World War.
  • He is a veteran of the stage.
  • She is a veteran of many election campaigns.

veteranadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈvet.ər.ən/ us /ˈve.t̬ɚ.ən/

having been involved in a particular activity for a long time:

She's also a veteran campaigner for human rights.

Más ejemplos

  • Veteran backbenchers opposed the bill.
  • The reports are being treated with scepticism by veteran journalists.
  • Veteran members of the club are opposed to the changes.

(Definición de veteran del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

veteran en inglés americano

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veterannoun [ C ]

us /ˈvet̬·ər·ən, ˈve·trən/

veteran noun [ C ] (EXPERIENCED PERSON)

a person who has had a lot of experience in a particular activity or job:

Ms. Beasly is one of our veterans – she has been teaching here for over 20 years.

veteran noun [ C ] (MILITARY PERSON)

short form vet a person who was once a member of the armed forces

(Definición de veteran del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)