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army surplus

Translation of army surplus in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • excedentes (masculine plural) del ejército
    (before noun) army surplus store
    tienda (feminine) de excedentes del ejército
    tienda (feminine) de desechos del ejército (Southern Cone)
    Example sentences
    • Since military action began on Sunday night, army surplus stores have registered an even greater surge in interest than immediately after the terrorist attacks.
    • Many have spent hundreds of pounds customising their kit from army surplus stores ahead of being deployed to the Middle East.
    • The last couple of days before shipping out to the Middle East my step-brother-in-law was traipsing round army surplus stores with some of his colleagues to find some suitable desert clothing.

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