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vet·er·an

 (vĕt′ər-ən, vĕt′rən)
n.
1.
a. A person who has served in the armed forces.
b. An old soldier who has seen long service.
2. A person who is long experienced or practiced in an activity or capacity: a veteran of political campaigns.

[Latin veterānus, from vetus, veter-, old; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]

vet′er·an adj.

veteran

(ˈvɛtərən; ˈvɛtrən)
n
1.
a. a person or thing that has given long service in some capacity
b. (as modifier): veteran firemen.
2. (Military)
a. a soldier who has seen considerable active service
b. (as modifier): veteran soldier.
3. (Military) US and Canadian a person who has served in the military forces
4. (Automotive Engineering) See veteran car
[C16: from Latin veterānus, from vetus old]

vet•er•an

(ˈvɛt ər ən, ˈvɛ trən)

n.
1. a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force.
2. a person who has served in a military force, esp. during a war.
adj.
3. (of a soldier) having served in a military force, esp. during a war.
4. experienced through long service: a veteran member of Congress.
5. of or pertaining to veterans.
[1495–1505; < Latin veterānus mature, experienced =veter-, s. of vetus old + -ānus -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veteran - a serviceman who has seen considerable active serviceveteran - a serviceman who has seen considerable active service; "the veterans laughed at the new recruits"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
2.veteran - a person who has served in the armed forcesveteran - a person who has served in the armed forces
American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW - an organization of United States war veterans
Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
3.veteran - an experienced person who has been through many battlesveteran - an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Adj.1.veteran - rendered competent through trial and experience; "a seasoned traveler"; "veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer"
experienced, experient - having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation

veteran

noun
1. old hand, master, pro (informal), old-timer, past master, trouper, warhorse (informal), old stager Graf was already a tennis veteran at the age of 21.
old hand novice, beginner, apprentice, recruit, initiate, freshman, neophyte, tyro
adjective
1. long-serving, seasoned, experienced, old, established, expert, qualified, mature, practised, hardened, adept, proficient, well trained, battle-scarred, worldly-wise Tony Benn, the veteran Labour MP and former Cabinet Minister

veteran

noun
One who has had long experience in a given activity or capacity:
Informal: old-timer, vet.
adjective
Skilled or knowledgeable through long practice:
Idiom: knowing the ropes.
Translations
مُحَارِبٌ قَدِيـممُحارِب قَديممُحَنَّكمُحَنَّك ، قَديم العَهْد في مِهْنَتِه
veteránvysloužileczkušený
veteranveteran-erfarenkrigsveteran
veteraaniveteraani-
prokušanveteran
veterán
fyrrverandi hermaîurgamalreyndur starfsmaîur/hermaîur
老練な老練な人
고참노련한
veteranas
veterāns
veteránvyslúžilec
veteranvojni veteran
veteranerfaren
ซึ่งมีประสบการณ์ทหารผ่านศึก
emektargazimuharip gaziüstat
cựu chiến binhkỳ cựu

veteran

[ˈvetərən]
A. ADJ (gen) → veterano; (= battleworn) → aguerrido
B. N (= war veteran) → veterano/a m/f; (= ex-serviceman) → excombatiente mf; (= experienced person) → veterano/a m/f
she is a veteran of the anti-nuclear movementes una veterana del movimiento antinuclear
a veteran UN diplomatun veterano diplomático de la ONU
C. CPD veteran car N (Brit) coche fabricado antes de 1919, especialmente antes de 1905

veteran

[ˈvɛtərən]
n
(gen)vétéran(te) m/f
(also war veteran) → vétéran m
modif [player, actor, reporter, broadcaster, MP] → vétéran(te)
to be a veteran campaigner → mener campagne depuis longtemps
She's a veteran campaigner for nuclear disarmament → C'est une vétérante de la campagne pour le désarmement nucléaire., Elle mène campagne pour le désarmement nucléaire depuis longtemps.veteran car nvoiture f d'époqueVeterans Day n (US)11 Novembre m

veteran

n (Mil, fig) → Veteran(in) m(f); a veteran teacher/golferein (alt)erfahrener Lehrer/Golfspieler; a veteran actorein Veteran mder Schauspielkunst, ein altgedienter Schauspieler; she’s a veteran campaigner for women’s rightssie ist eine Veteranin der Frauenbewegung

veteran

[ˈvɛtrn]
1. adj veteran soldierveterano
a veteran teacher → un/a veterano/a dell'insegnamento
she's a veteran campaigner for ... → lotta da sempre per...
2. n (also war veteran) → reduce m

veteran

(ˈvetərən) noun, adjective
1. a person who is (old and) experienced as a soldier etc or in some other occupation. a veteran footballer/entertainer.
2. (American) a person who has been in the army etc. war veterans.

veteran

مُحَارِبٌ قَدِيـم, مُحَنَّك veterán, zkušený veteran, veteran- altgedient, Veteran βετεράνος, παλαίμαχος veterano veteraani, veteraani- chevronné, vétéran prokušan, veteran veterano 老練な, 老練な人 고참, 노련한 ervaren, veteraan veteran, veteran- weteran, wytrawny veterano ветеран, опытный erfaren, veteran ซึ่งมีประสบการณ์, ทหารผ่านศึก emektar, gazi cựu chiến binh, kỳ cựu 老兵, 老兵的

veteran

n veterano -na mf
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