English - Vietnamese Dictionary
veteran /'vetərən/Concise Dictionary
- 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
veterans'vetrən /'vetərənThesaurus Dictionary
+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
Advanced English 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?
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
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
1 sb who has served in the army, navy, etc.
war | army, navy | retired | disabled, wounded | Vietnam, World War Two, etc.
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.
VETERAN + NOUN
campaigner, leader, politician
a veteran of numerous political campaigns
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