Definition of 'marshal'
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We were expertly marshalled away from the fighting with a minimum of inconvenience. The Sun (2016)Others suggest that the name was conferred upon it by police weary of marshalling the crowds and traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The " air marshals "didn't mind. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)It was marshalled by 50,000 police drafted into the city. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He played for the first 47 minutes and marshalled his team expertly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He specialised in criminal and family law and was appointed a judge 's marshal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You'd have to surrender your phones at the door or be punched unconscious by an air marshal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A fire marshal appeared at our door. The Other Side of MeWas well marshalled in midfield and struggled to make the impact he would have wanted, despite the excuse of recent illness. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A Federal marshal pursued the ship by tug. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)In Sheffield, police had to marshal the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The display will be marshalled by 3,600 police officers, and those who will be watching are being advised to beware of theft. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In support of his thesis, he marshals an impressive array of recent evidence from neuroscience, evolutionary biology and the social sciences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)City offices close, the flow was at its largest, and a number of special constables went to the assistance of the police in marshalling the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'marshal'
British English: marshal VERB
If you marshal people or things, you gather them together and arrange them for a particular purpose.
He was marshalling the doctors and nurses, showing them where to go.
British English: marshal NOUN
A marshal is an official who helps to supervise a public event, especially a sports event.
The grand prix is controlled by well-trained marshals.
Definition of marshal from the Collins English Dictionary
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