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par·a·troop·er

 (păr′ə-tro͞o′pər)
n.
A member of the paratroops.
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paratrooper

(ˈpærəˌtruːpə)
n
a member of the paratroops
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par•a•troop•er

(ˈpær əˌtru pər)

n.
a member of an infantry unit trained to land in combat areas by parachuting from planes.
[1940–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paratrooper - a soldier in the paratroopsparatrooper - a soldier in the paratroops    
paratroops - infantry trained and equipped to parachute
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
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Translations
مِظَلّي
výsadkář
faldskærmssoldat
ejtõernyõs
fallhlífahermaîur
výsadkár

paratrooper

[ˈpærətruːpəʳ] Nparacaidista mf
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

paratrooper

[ˈpærətruːpər] nparachutiste m (soldat)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

paratrooper

nFallschirmjäger(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

paratrooper

[ˈpærəˌtruːpəʳ] n (Mil) → paracadutista m, parà m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

paratroops

(ˈpӕrətruːps) noun plural
soldiers who are trained to drop by parachute into enemy territory.
ˈparatrooper noun
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References in periodicals archive ?
Fourteen Zambian paratroopers are said to have entered Kenya illegally as tourists, without declaring they were military and intended to skydive in Diani with the club.
War paras A WAR hero who parachuted into the hell of D-Day was given the VIP treatment by serving paratroopers - on his 95th birthday.
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FILE: Egypt to Host Joint Drills of Russian, Egyptian Paratroopers in 2018 - MoD CAIRO -- 15 October 2018: Egypt will host the joint drills "Defenders of Friendship 3" of Egyptian and Russian paratroopers from October 24 to 26.
Delta Company paratroopers spent half of FY17 maintaining their focus on individual and unit readiness through their participation in multiple company, batalion, and brigade-level training exercises.
Despite this much-anticipated order, the paratroopers awkwardly struggled with their heavy loads and leg kit bags to assume their jumping positions within each stick.
While the fledgling German paratroop operations in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1940, and on Crete in 1941, attracted worldwide attention, what is not as well known is that the use of paratroopers was planned for the invasion of Poland in 1939, in an act that began the Second World War.
Paratroopers perform half-squat parachute landing and keep their feet parallel to ground in the landing process [27].
A disaster almost occurred during a parachuting exercise when a military plane passed through a parachute landing route just as the paratroopers jumped from the plane and opened parachutes.
Razvozzhayev recorded a report, praising paratroopers as heroes, shortly before Orlov came on the scene.
The Chosen Few: A Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in the Mountains of Afghanistan