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noncom

Syllabification: non·com
Pronunciation: /ˈnänˌkäm
 
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Definition of noncom in English:

noun

Military , informal
A noncommissioned officer.
Example sentences
  • Then, our officers and non-coms bellow the order to halt.
  • The junior non-coms kept telling the troops that.
  • Their commanding officer perseveres forward, but finds himself betrayed by a non-com concerned with self-salvation alone.

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