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Definition of Lieutenant

Lieutenant

  1. An officer who supplies the place of a superior in his absence; a representative of, or substitute for, another in the performance of any duty.
  2. A commissioned officer in the army, next below a captain.
  3. A commissioned officer in the British navy, in rank next below a commander.
  4. A commissioned officer in the United States navy, in rank next below a lieutenant commander.
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Lieutenant Translations

lieutenant in Dutch is luitenant
lieutenant in French is lieutenant
lieutenant in Portuguese is tenente
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