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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.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ad•ju•tant(ˈædʒ ə tənt)
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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|Noun||1.||adjutant - 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
|2.||adjutant - large Indian stork with a military gait|
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
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A. N → ayudante mf
B. CPD Adjutant General N general responsable del aparato administrativo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
adjutant[ˈædʒʊtənt] n → adjudant mad-lib ad lib [ædˈlɪb]
vi → improviser
vt [+ lines] → improviser
n → improvisation f
to speak ad-lib → improviser
to speak ad-lib → improviser
adj [comedy] → improvisé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
adjutant[ˈædʒət/ənt] n (Mil) → aiutante m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995