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  Definition of lieutenant
  1. an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
  2. an officer in a police force
  3. a commissioned military officer
  4. an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade
Similar Words: deputy, police lieutenant

 

Hyponyms: second-in-command, vicar-general, vice-regent, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant

 

Derivational Morphology: substitute, deputize, deputise, step in, depute

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 陆军中尉   Dutch: luitenant  
Finnish: luutnantti   French: lieutenant  
German: Oberleutnant   Greek: υπολοχαγός  
Italian: tenente   Japanese: 中尉  
Korean: 중위   Norwegian: løytnant  
Portuguese: tenente   Russian: лейтенант  
Serbian: poručnik   Spanish: teniente  
 
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