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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
veteran /'vetərən/
  • danh từ
    • người kỳ cựu
      • the veterans of the teaching profession: những người kỳ cựu trong nghề dạy học
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) cựu binh
    • tính từ
      • kỳ cựu
        • a veteran statesman: một chính khách kỳ cựu
        • a veteran soldier: lính kỳ cựu
        • veteran troops: quân đội thiện chiến
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (thuộc) cựu chiến binh
        • veteran service: sở cựu chiến binh
    Concise Dictionary
    veterans'vetrən /'vetərən
    +a serviceman who has seen considerable active service
    +a person who has served in the armed forces
    +an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    +rendered competent through trial and experience
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 old hand, past master, old-timer, trouper, Colloq warhorse:
    Barlow was a veteran of twenty years' experience in the service.
    2 experienced, practised, seasoned, mature, long-serving, battle-scarred:
    Did it never occur to this veteran politician that there are degrees of misconduct?
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 a person who has a lot of experience in a particular area or activity: the veteran British actor and producer, Sir Richard Attenborough
    2 (also AmE informal vet) a person who has been a soldier, sailor, etc. in a war: war veterans + a veteran of the Spanish Civil War + a Vietnam vet
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 sb who has served in the army, navy, etc.


    war | army, navy | retired | disabled, wounded | Vietnam, World War Two, etc.


    ~ of
    a veteran of World War Two

    2 sb with long experience of an activity, etc.


    He's the seasoned veteran, who has taken the children to the museum many times.
    | industry


    campaigner, leader, politician


    ~ of
    a veteran of numerous political campaigns

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