Definition of second lieutenant in English:

second lieutenant

Line breaks: sec¦ond lieu|ten¦ant

noun

  • A rank of officer in the army and the US air force, above warrant officer or chief warrant officer and below lieutenant or first lieutenant.
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    • Drew was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in April 1986.
    • I learned to ask these questions as a second lieutenant in the Army Reserve.
    • Upon graduation from college, she received a direct commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve.

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