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trooper

Pronunciation: /ˈtruːpər; ˈtruːpə(r)/

Translation of trooper in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (cavalryman) soldado (masculine) de caballería to swear like a trooper hablar como un carretero or una verdulera
    Example sentences
    • Behind the Colonel were his hand picked unit of super troopers.
    • Four royal cavalry troopers in ceremonial armour and helmets took up watch around the coffin with swords drawn and heads bowed.
    • At Fort Knox, the Armor Center trains troopers, tankers, and leaders from privates to colonels - over 20,000 a year, as a matter of fact.
    1.2 (state police officer) (American English/inglés norteamericano) agente (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Radar detectors do just that - detect radar beams that are being distributed from the radar guns of police officers or state troopers.
    • Many speeding tickets are issued in so-called speed traps, where police officers or state troopers effectively hide their cars and lie in wait for speedy passers-by.
    • The main benefit of a radar detector is to make you aware of police officers or state troopers in the area.

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