Definition of 'admiral'
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There have been large numbers here and there of one of the other big colourful butterflies, the red admiral. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first red admirals are out and about. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The retired admirals and generals can be criticised for not kicking up more of a fuss when they were in command. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The generals directed military operations, and the admirals naval operations. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Of the large colourful butterflies, red admirals are the most noticeable so far. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can find certain retired generals and admirals who are sceptical about spending money on Trident. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I urge him to take a good look at a red admiral butterfly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Of the large butterflies, red admirals and commas seem to be the most successful and common this autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of the large colourful butterflies such as red admirals can also still be seen, though they have not been very common this summer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)PAs tend to be civil servants who work for high-ranking naval officers, generally from rear admiral upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As Britannia steamed closer, the signals flew back and forth between the rear admiral in command and the ambassador. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Here he had a grandstand view of the day's action, of the admiral fighting his fleet and the captain fighting his ship. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His grandfather and great-grandfather were both US navy admirals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I saw ONE red admiral last year. The Sun (2011)She turned to her admirals and generals, asked if we could drive the Argentinians out and backed them to the hilt when they set about the job. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'admiral'
British English: admiral NOUN
An admiral is a senior officer in a navy.
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