Translation of sergeant in Spanish:

sergeant

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːrdʒənt; ˈsɑːdʒənt/

n

  • sargento (masculine and feminine) first sergeant (in US Army, Marines) sargento (masculine and feminine) primero yes, Sergeant sí, mi sargento
    More example sentences
    • Because of the increased number of volunteer soldiers, the ministry will phase out recruitment of non-commissioned officers, including air force and army sergeants and naval petty officers.
    • Lessons have different levels of difficulty to reflect the roles of either a sergeant or a warrant officer.
    • It is us, staff sergeants and sergeants, who don't want to take the time to train and mentor soldiers.

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