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lieutenant
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
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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