English Vietnamese dictionary
sergeant /'sɑ:dʤənt/ (serjeant) /'sɑ:dʤənt/
- danh từ
- (quân sự) trung sĩ
- hạ sĩ cảnh sát
- Common Sergeant nhân viên toà án thành phố Luân-đôn
Advanced English dictionary
+ noun (abbreviation Sergt, Sgt)
1 a member of one of the middle ranks in the army and the air force, below an officer: Sergeant Salter
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2 (in Britain) a police officer just below the rank of an INSPECTOR
3 (in the US) a police officer just below the rank of a LIEUTENANT or CAPTAIN
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1 officer of low rank in the army/air force
in the armed forces air force, army, navy ~
an air force/army sergeant an army/navy captain
have/hold the rank of, serve as ~
She joined the navy and held the rank of captain. He served as a lieutenant in the marine corps.
be appointed, become, be made ~
He was made a colonel at the age of 40. She ought to have been made sergeant by now.
383 men under General Miles attacked the camp.
the rank of ~
She was promoted to the rank of colonel.
2 officer in the police
police | detective
Detective Sergeant Peter Wiles
| desk, duty, station
Visitors to the police station should report to the station sergeant.
the rank of sergeant
Concise English dictionary
+any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the army or air force or marines ranking above a corporal
+a lawman with the rank of sergeant
+an English barrister of the highest rank