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chevron

Pronunciation: /ˈʃevrən/

Translation of chevron in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Military/Militar] galón (masculine) ([ en forma de V ])
    Example sentences
    • On his sleeve was the chevron of a petty officer.
    • Along with the Badge of Military Merit in the summer of 1782, Washington also authorized a chevron for enlisted personnel signifying each three years of satisfactory service.
    • Those veterans who were authorized by Army Regulations 600-95 to wear wound chevrons could apply for the new award.

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