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other ranks

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Definición de other ranks en inglés:

plural sustantivo

British
(In the armed forces) all those who are not commissioned officers.
Example sentences
  • Each detachment consisted of one officer and 22 other ranks, all highly trained combat swimmers expert in the use of small craft, explosive motor boats, midget submarines, human torpedoes, explosives, and mines against naval targets.
  • Bright lights dazzled us and there was little discipline in the marching as the attention of officers, NCOs and other ranks was drawn to the mouth-watering displays in the shops.
  • In this article, the term ‘crisis reaction forces’ refers to units that include career/temporary-career soldiers and voluntarily enlisted other ranks.

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