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lance corporal

noun [C] uk   us  
(also Lance Corporal) a soldier who has the second lowest rank in the British, Australian, or other army: Lance Corporal Smith/Charlie Smith [as form of address] Thank you, Lance Corporal.Ranks in the Army
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