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private first class Line breaks: pri|vate first class

Definition of private first class in English:


A rank in the US army, above private and below corporal.
Example sentences
  • We did, however, have command sergeants major through privates first class apply as well.
  • Specialists and privates first class, lead by newly promoted sergeants, perform most dismounted patrols and observation posts.
  • Attendees included privates first class by April 1959; nearly 80 percent were tech service specialists in 1966.
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