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English definition of “adjutant”


noun [C] uk   /ˈædʒ.ʊ.tənt/ us  
a military officer who does office work and who is responsible for rules and punishment among the lower ranksGeneral ranks in the armed forces
(Definition of adjutant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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