second lieutenant


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second lieutenant

n.
1. The lowest commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
2. One who holds this rank.

second lieutenant

n
(Military) an officer holding the lowest commissioned rank in the armed forces of certain nations

sec′ond lieuten′ant


n.
an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marines of the lowest commissioned rank. Compare ensign (def. 4).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.second lieutenant - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps holding the lowest ranksecond lieutenant - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps holding the lowest rank
lieutenant - a commissioned military officer
Translations
مُلازِم ثانٍ
podporučík
sekondløjtnant
undirlautinant

second1

(ˈsekənd) adjective
1. next after, or following, the first in time, place etc. February is the second month of the year; She finished the race in second place.
2. additional or extra. a second house in the country.
3. lesser in importance, quality etc. She's a member of the school's second swimming team.
adverb
next after the first. He came second in the race.
noun
1. a second person, thing etc. You're the second to arrive.
2. a person who supports and helps a person who is fighting in a boxing match etc.
verb
to agree with (something said by a previous speaker), especially to do so formally. He proposed the motion and I seconded it.
ˈsecondary adjective
1. coming after, and at a more advanced level than, primary. secondary education.
2. lesser in importance. a matter of secondary importance.
nounplural ˈsecondaries
a secondary school.
ˈseconder noun
a person who seconds.
ˈsecondly adverb
in the second place. I have two reasons for not buying the house – firstly, it's too big, and secondly it's too far from town.
secondary colours
colours got by mixing primary colours. Orange and purple are secondary colours.
secondary school
a school where subjects are taught at a more advanced level than at primary school.
ˌsecond-ˈbest noun, adjective
next after the best; not the best. She wore her second-best hat; I want your best work – your second-best is not good enough.
ˌsecond-ˈclass adjective
1. of or in the class next after or below the first; not of the very best quality. a second-class restaurant; He gained a second-class honours degree in French.
2. (for) travelling in a part of a train etc that is not as comfortable or luxurious as some other part. a second-class passenger; His ticket is second-class; (also adverb) I'll be travelling second-class.
ˌsecond-ˈhand adjective
previously used by someone else. second-hand clothes.
second lieutenant
a person of the rank below lieutenant. Second Lieutenant Jones.
ˌsecond-ˈrate adjective
inferior. The play was pretty second-rate.
second sight
the power of seeing into the future or into other mysteries. They asked a woman with second sight where the dead body was.
second thoughts
a change of opinion, decision etc. I'm having second thoughts about selling the piano.
at second hand
through or from another person. I heard the news at second hand.
come off second best
to be the loser in a struggle. That cat always comes off second best in a fight.
every second week/month etc
(on or during) alternate weeks, months etc. He comes in every second day.
second to none
better than every other of the same type. As a portrait painter, he is second to none.
References in classic literature ?
After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.
Five minutes after, the commander called the second lieutenant, who returned immediately, ordering the head to be put towards Corunna.
William Price's commission as Second Lieutenant of H.
The second lieutenant loaded the blunder busses, which could throw harpoons to the distance of a mile, and long duck-guns, with explosive bullets, which inflicted mortal wounds even to the most terrible animals.
It was further understood that we were to act as a military organization under military rules and discipline--I as commander, with Bradley as my first lieutenant and Olson as my second, in command of the Englishmen; while von Schoenvorts was to act as an additional second lieutenant and have charge of his own men.
My second lieutenant, who was to have joined the exploring party, has had a fall on the ice.
He was a gentleman before he was gazetted, so, when the Empress announced that "Gentleman-Cadet Robert Hanna Wick" was posted as Second Lieutenant to the Tyneside Tail Twisters at Krab Bokhar, he became an officer and a gentleman, which is an enviable thing; and there was joy in the house of Wick, where Mamma Wick and all the little Wicks fell upon their knees and offered incense to Bobby by virtue of his achievements.
It may be noted that on December 12, 2017, Inter Services Public Relations informed that Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat were martyred after terrorists fired on their vehicle from the surrounding mountains in North Waziristan.
A second lieutenant and an ensign will monthly receive P39,356 in 2018 and P43,829 next year.
General Bajwa praised resolve of the martyred officer's family and paid tribute to the second lieutenant for his glorious sacrifice for the motherland, the ISPR said in a statement.
The funeral prayers of 21-year-old Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed Shaheed were offered at Lahore's Ayub Stadium after which he was laid to rest at the Cavalry Ground graveyard.
According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued yesterday, the terrorists attacked an army vehicle from surrounding mountains in North Waziristan Agency as a result of which Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat were martyred .