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noun [C] uk   /ˈsʌb.əl.tən/ us    /səbˈɔːl.tɚn/ UK
an army officer whose rank is lower than captain
Translations of “subaltern”
in Spanish alférez…
in French (sous-)lieutenant/-ante…
in German der Subaltern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陸軍中尉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陆军中尉…
(Definition of subaltern from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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