English version

billet in Army topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbilletbil‧let1 /ˈbɪlɪt/ noun [countable]  PMAa private house where soldiers are living temporarily
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billetFundamentalists are looking for a billet back before the Enlightenment.However, these will be one-piece in future, if the actual billets of maple are deep enough to allow it.He said 99 percent of Air Force billets and 80 percent of Army billets are open to women.After some cheering words to them, Weir went back to his billet and lay down.We fixed up an old officers' billet and made our club.It was the best way to make a snug billet for himself.The billet has to be highly dense and of high integrity and will be used to make new kilogram mass standards.