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cadet
American English: /kəˈdɛt/
British English: /kəˈdɛt/

Translation of cadet in Spanish:

noun

  • (before noun) cadet corps
    cuerpo (masculine) de cadetes
    Example sentences
    • They are police cadets, young kids who are going to become policemen.
    • The scheme aims to provide young midshipmen and officer cadets starting at ADFA with a home away from home.
    • Old soldiers from an array of regiments rubbed shoulders with young cadets as Bobby's coffin was carried through a guard of honour.

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