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na·val

 (nā′vəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to a navy.
b. Having a navy: a great naval power.
2. Obsolete Of or relating to ships or shipping.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin nāvālis, from nāvis, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.]

naval

(ˈneɪvəl)
adj
1. (Nautical Terms) of, relating to, characteristic of, or having a navy
2. of or relating to ships; nautical
[C16: from Latin nāvālis, from nāvis ship; related to Greek naus, Old Norse nōr ship, Sanskrit nau]

na•val

(ˈneɪ vəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to warships.
2. of or pertaining to ships of all kinds.
3. belonging to, pertaining to, or connected with a navy: naval affairs.
4. possessing a navy: the great naval powers.
[1585–95; < Latin nāvālis, derivative of nāv(is) ship]
na′val•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.naval - connected with or belonging to or used in a navy; "naval history"; "naval commander"; "naval vessels"

naval

adjective nautical, marine, maritime He was the senior serving naval officer.
Translations
بَحْريبَحْرِيٌّ
námořnínámořnický
flåde-sø-
laivasto-
pomorski
haditengerészeti
sjóliîs-; flota-
海軍の
해군의
mornariški
marin
เกี่ยวกับเรือ
denizdeniz kuvvetlerine ait
thuộc hải quân

naval

[ˈneɪvəl]
A. ADJ [warfare, strength, base] → naval; [affairs, forces] → de la marina; [officer] → de marina; [power] → marítimo
Britain's naval traditionla tradición naval británica
B. CPD naval academy Nescuela f naval
naval attaché Nagregado m naval
naval college Nescuela f naval

naval

[ˈneɪvəl] adjnaval(e)naval architect narchitecte m navalnaval base nbase f navalenaval college nécole f navalenaval officer nofficier m de marine

naval

adjder Marine; his interests are naval not militaryer interessiert sich für die Marine und nicht für das Heer

naval

:
naval academy
nMarineakademie f
naval architect
nSchiffsbauingenieur(in) m(f)
naval architecture
nSchiffsbau m
naval aviation
nSeeflugwesen nt
naval base
nFlottenbasis for -stützpunkt m
naval battle
nSeeschlacht f
naval blockade
nSeeblockade f
naval college
nMarineschule f
naval forces
naval officer
nMarineoffizier(in) m(f)
naval port
naval power
nSeemacht f
naval warfare
nSeekrieg m

naval

[ˈneɪvl] adj (battle, strength, base, academy) → navale; (affairs, barracks) → della marina
naval forces → forze fpl navali, marina militare
naval officer → ufficiale m di marina

navy

(ˈneivi) plural ˈnavies noun
1. a country's warships and the people who work in and with them. Russia has one of the largest navies in the world; I joined the navy fifteen years ago.
2. (also adjective) (also navy blue) (of) a dark blue colour. a navy (blue) jersey.
ˈnaval adjective
of the navy. naval uniform; a naval officer.

naval

بَحْرِيٌّ námořní flåde- Marine- ναυτικός naval laivasto- naval pomorski navale 海軍の 해군의 scheeps- marine- morski naval морской marin เกี่ยวกับเรือ deniz thuộc hải quân 海军的
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