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Definition of Veteran

Veteran

  1. Long exercised in anything, especially in military life and the duties of a soldier; long practiced or experienced; as, a veteran officer or soldier; veteran skill.
  2. One who has been long exercised in any service or art, particularly in war; one who has had.

Veteran Quotations

A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
George Bernard Shaw

On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.
Dan Lipinski

I am a veteran of the War on Christmas. I am just emerging from a battlefield strewn with dead trees and torn shreds of brightly colored wrapping paper.
Henry Rollins

I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.
Michael Jackson

Veterans report that service dogs help break their isolation. People will often avert their eyes when they see a wounded veteran. But when the veteran has a dog, the same people will come up and say, 'Hi' to pet the dog and then strike up a conversation.
Al Franken
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Veteran Translations

veteran in Dutch is veteraan, oudgediende
veteran in German is ausgedient
veteran in Spanish is veterano
veteran in Swedish is veteran

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