Definition of 'lieutenant'
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He was wearing the uniform of a second lieutenant in a cavalry regiment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The story was denounced by another navy lieutenant. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The duelling second lieutenants were both said to be in their 20s. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With a full lieutenant commander 's uniform a bad guy could simply walk in. The Sun (2006)This reads as an indictment of the captain and his lieutenants, and so it is. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After serving as a second lieutenant at various camps around the country, he was sent to India but peace was declared as he arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'lieutenant'
British English: lieutenant /lɛfˈtɛnənt; luːˈtɛnənt/ NOUN
A lieutenant is a junior officer in the army, navy, or air force.
The lieutenant ordered the man to stop.
- American English: lieutenant
- Arabic: مُلَازِمُ أَوَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: tenente
- Chinese: 陆军中尉
- Croatian: poručnik
- Czech: nadporučík
- Danish: løjtnant
- Dutch: luitenant
- European Spanish: teniente
- Finnish: luutnantti
- French: lieutenant
- German: Leutnant
- Greek: υπολοχαγός
- Italian: tenente
- Japanese: 中尉
- Korean: 중위
- Norwegian: løytnant
- Polish: porucznik
- European Portuguese: tenente
- Romanian: locotenent
- Russian: лейтенант
- Spanish: teniente
- Swedish: löjtnant
- Thai: นายร้อยโท
- Turkish: teğmen subay/polis
- Ukrainian: лейтенант
- Vietnamese: trung úy
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