Definition of naval academy in English:

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naval academy

Pronunciation: /ˈnāvəl əˈkadəmē/

noun

A college where naval officers are trained.
Example sentences
  • Well, my father and grandfather were both naval officers, naval academy graduates.
  • The most important of these was the establishment of a permanent naval academy for the education and training of young officers.
  • Yusaku spent the last years of the war in the naval academy and entered the university after the war ended.

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Syllabification: na·val a·cad·e·my

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