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colonel

noun [C] uk ( also Colonel)   /ˈkɜː.nəl/ us    /ˈkɝː-/ ( written abbreviation Col.)
an officer of high rank in the army or air force: Colonel is the military rank between lieutenant-colonel and brigadier. Colonel Furlong [as form of address] Yes, Colonel.
Translations of “colonel”
in Korean 대령…
in Arabic عَقيد…
in French colonel/-elle…
in Turkish albay…
in Italian colonnello…
in Chinese (Traditional) (陸軍或空軍)上校…
in Russian полковник…
in Polish pułkownik…
in Spanish coronel…
in Portuguese coronel…
in German der Oberst…
in Catalan coronel, -a…
in Japanese (陸軍、空軍の)大佐…
in Chinese (Simplified) (陆军或空军)上校…
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