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American English: /ˈvɛdərən/
, /ˈvɛtrən/
British English: /ˈvɛt(ə)r(ə)n/

Translation of veteran in Spanish:


  • 1 (of war)
    veterano (-na) (masculine, feminine) de guerra
    a veteran of the Second World War
    un veterano de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
    (before noun) (soldier)
    Example sentences
    • The new players have provided tough competition to the veterans in the field.
    • This veteran found the experience so outlandish that he could not tell anyone about it.
    • Separately, however, they were veterans of the festival experience as solo performers.
  • 2 (of military service) (US)
    licenciado (masculine) del servicio militar
    Example sentences
    • He was one of several MPs from all parties who supported those campaigning for a medal for veterans who served in Egypt.
    • Army veterans who served in World War Two have joined the campaign to save their former regiment.
    • The description was wholeheartedly endorsed by veterans who served under the Brigadier.
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