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English noun: chevron

1. chevron (communication) V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

SamplesThey earned their stripes in Kuwait.

Synonymsgrade insignia, stripe, stripes

Broader (hypernym)badge

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. chevron (artifact) an inverted V-shaped charge

Broader (hypernym)armorial bearing, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing

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