Definition of 'regiment'
Example sentences containing 'regiment'
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My company commander was a character that came to our battalion from the Parachute Regiment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Suddenly my life was regimented and had discipline. The Sun (2016)It has to do with the fact that we are formed from county regiments. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Aztec warriors were organized into regiments and groups distinguished by their distinctive dress. America Past and Present (1995)Such practice used to be common in some British regiments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Only five other regiments in the British army hold this particular honour. The Scottish Regiments (1993)This man was from a Scottish regiment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What happened in 1992 was that a new regiment was formed from the forced amalgamation of two others. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)It is quite wrong to suggest that the Scottish regiments might have a loyalty other than to their sovereign. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The basic tactical and administrative units of those forces were the regiment and troop for the cavalry and the battalion and company for the foot. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)We'll have to form regiments. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When York received these men he did not form them into new regiments but used them to form second battalions for existing regiments. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)It is easy to spot a regular regiment from a TA one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All of these Highland regiments in British service were run and organised against the backdrop of clan and family. The Scottish Regiments (1993)When all British infantry regiments wore red jackets, the collars and cuffs were turned back to show the regimental facing colour. The Scottish Regiments (1993)Your men have behaved most admirably and have proven themselves to be the best disciplined and well mannered regiment in the British Army. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Or observe how, on one day of the year in some military regiments, the officers serve the men in the canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But surviving that was only the beginning for this RAF Regiment fighter. The Sun (2011)Think again, members of the general staff, and this time use as your premise the preservation of those regiments and battalions which you propose to remove. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The future of the TA's two special forces regiments was also secured after fears last year that one would be sacrificed to save money. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'regiment'
British English: regiment /ˈrɛdʒɪmənt/ NOUN
A regiment is a large group of soldiers commanded by a colonel.
- American English: regiment
- Arabic: فَوْج
- Brazilian Portuguese: regimento
- Chinese: 兵团
- Croatian: pukovnija
- Czech: pluk
- Danish: regiment
- Dutch: regiment
- European Spanish: regimiento
- Finnish: rykmentti
- French: régiment
- German: Regiment
- Greek: σύνταγμα
- Italian: reggimento
- Japanese: 連隊
- Korean: 연대 군인
- Norwegian: regiment
- Polish: pułk
- European Portuguese: regimento
- Romanian: batalion
- Russian: полк
- Spanish: regimiento
- Swedish: regemente
- Thai: กองทหาร
- Turkish: alay askeri
- Ukrainian: полк
- Vietnamese: trung đoàn
Definition of regiment from the Collins English Dictionary
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