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veteran

noun [C] (EXPERIENCED PERSON)   /ˈvet̬·ər·ən, ˈve·trən/
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 .
(Definition of veteran noun (EXPERIENCED PERSON) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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