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navy

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪvi/

Translation of navy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural navies)

  • 1 [Military/Militar] [Nautical/Náutica] marina (feminine) de guerra, armada (feminine) the US Navy la armada or marina de los EEUU the Royal Navy la armada or marina británica
    Example sentences
    • There were also brochures from the different sections of the military: the navy, army, marines, etc.
    • This problem extends into all branches of the Canadian Armed Forces: the navy, the air force and army.
    • Hundreds of the missiles are slated to be produced for the navy - the only branch of the military which has until now shown interest in purchasing the new weapons system.
    Example sentences
    • In the Second World War carriers replaced battleships as the capital ships of modern navies because aircraft could perform the functions of naval guns more effectively.
    • It gives the audience a gritty, detailed, and carefully researched view of daily life and deadly combat aboard a ship of Nelson's navy.
    • No ship in Victoria's navy was as well supplied with wine, pickles, and preserves as Challenger.

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