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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Air
parachutistpar‧a‧chut‧ist /ˈpærəʃuːtɪst/ noun [countable]  parachute.jpg BOTTAsomeone who jumps from a plane with a parachute
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parachutistSince then it had been discovered that one could be a parachutist and live.Read in studio A coroner has paid tribute to a parachutist who sacrificed his own life to save a colleague.Nine other people were slightly hurt and parachutist Chris Lomax suffered arm and leg injuries.However, some years would pass before selected commandos were trained as parachutists.All the troops on board were trained and fully equipped parachutists.Mr Claridge is seen here on the lower parachute ... standing on his shoulders is parachutist John Boxall.The parachutist was examined at Eden Hospital in Castro Valley and released.The man behind the anniversary jump is veteran parachutist Geoffrey Holmes from Henley-on-Thames.
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