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English noun: sergeant

1. sergeant (person) any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal


Broader (hypernym)enlisted officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer


Narrower (hyponym)color sergeant, command sergeant major, first sergeant, gunnery sergeant, master sergeant, recruiting-sergeant, senior master sergeant, sergeant first class, sergeant major, SMSgt, staff sergeant, technical sergeant

2. sergeant (person) a lawman with the rank of sergeant


Synonymspolice sergeant


Broader (hypernym)law officer, lawman, peace officer


Narrower (hyponym)buck sergeant, desk sergeant, deskman, station keeper

3. sergeant (person) an English barrister of the highest rank


Synonymssergeant-at-law, serjeant, serjeant-at-law


Broader (hypernym)barrister









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