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Related / Similar Words: deputy, police lieutenant

 

Definition:
  • an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent;
  • an officer in a police force;
  • a commissioned military officer;
  • an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade;

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    Hyponyms: second-in-command, vicar-general, vice-regent, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant

     

    Derivational Morphology: substitute, deputize, deputise, step in, depute

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 陆军中尉   Dutch: luitenant  
    Finnish: luutnantti   French: lieutenant  
    German: Oberleutnant   Greek: υπολοχαγός  
    Italian: tenente   Japanese: 中尉  
    Korean: 중위   Norwegian: løytnant  
    Portuguese: tenente   Russian: лейтенант  
    Serbian: poručnik   Spanish: teniente  
     
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