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roulement Line breaks: roule|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈruːlmɒ̃/

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Definition of roulement in English:


[mass noun] Military
Movement of troops or equipment, especially for a short period of duty to relieve another force: [as modifier]: a fresh roulement battalion
More example sentences
  • In addition to the roulement of Naval personnel, they had more than 200 contractors and sub-contractors on board, continuing with the installation of equipment and fitting-out.
  • Managers show a lot of imagination to get people away for courses, leave and so on - they use a roulement system.


Early 20th century: French, literally 'rolling'.

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