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first lieutenant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
first lieutenantˌfirst lieuˈtenant noun [countable]  PMa middle rank in the US army, Marines, or Air Force, or someone who has this rank
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first lieutenantThis was Mark Rhoads, a first lieutenant in the Signal Corps who had been carefully selected for the assignment.A first lieutenant was the highest-ranking officer at the scene.The yeoman informed him that the public information officer was also the base first lieutenant and had important business else-where.He was promoted first lieutenant in November 1914 and captain nine months later.And Graham Gooch's first lieutenant Stewart, the Surrey skipper, will be a key witness at a committee of inquiry.The first lieutenant also refused and also went below.We know that you have commanded a submarine and the Lieutenant-Commander was your first lieutenant.
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