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ad·ju·tant

 (ăj′ə-tənt)
n.
1. Abbr. Adj. or Adjt. A staff officer who helps a commanding officer with administrative affairs.
2. An assistant.
3. Either of two large Asian storks (Leptoptilos dubius or L. javanicus) having a head and neck bare of feathers, black wings, and white underparts. Also called adjutant stork.

[From Latin adiūtāns, adiūtant-, present participle of adiūtāre, to help; see aid.]

ad′ju·tan·cy n.
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adjutant

(ˈædʒətənt)
n
1. (Military) an officer who acts as administrative assistant to a superior officer. Abbreviation: adjt or adj
2. (Animals) short for adjutant bird
[C17: from Latin adjūtāre to aid]
ˈadjutancy n
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ad•ju•tant

(ˈædʒ ə tənt)

n.
1. a military staff officer who assists the commanding officer.
2. an assistant.
[1590–1600; < Latin adjūtant-, s. of adjūtāns, present participle of adjūtāre to help, assist, frequentative of adjuvāre= ad- ad- + juvāre to help]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adjutant - an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officeradjutant - an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
adjutant general - a general's adjutant; chief administrative officer
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
2.adjutant - large Indian stork with a military gaitadjutant - large Indian stork with a military gait
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus - adjutant birds and marabous
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adjutant

noun
A person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities:
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Translations
pobočník
adjutant

adjutant

[ˈædʒətənt]
A. Nayudante mf
B. CPD Adjutant General N general responsable del aparato administrativo
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adjutant

[ˈædʒʊtənt] nadjudant mad-lib ad lib [ædˈlɪb]
viimproviser
vt [+ lines] → improviser
nimprovisation f
adv
to speak ad-lib → improviser
adj [comedy] → improvisé(e)
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adjutant

n
(Mil) → Adjutant(in) m(f)
(Orn: also adjutant bird) → Indischer Marabu
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adjutant

[ˈædʒətnt] n (Mil) → aiutante m/f
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