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commando
American English: /kəˈmænˌdoʊ/
British English: /kəˈmɑːndəʊ/

Translation of commando in Spanish:

noun plural -dos or -does

  • (unit, soldier)
    (before noun) (unit/raid)
    de comandos
    Example sentences
    • The mobilisation includes paramilitary forces, regular soldiers and specially trained commandos.
    • This operational capability requires commandos to be trained and equipped differently to conventional infantry soldiers.
    • Training was similar to that carried out by the commandos, with emphasis placed on raiding, sentry elimination, ambushing, cross-country night navigation exercises, and target attacks.
    Example sentences
    • According to the Washington Post, the operation will include the CIA working with commandos and other military units to act immediately on intelligence uncovered by American spies about enemy targets.

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