sub-lieutenant


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sub-lieutenant

[ˈsʌblefˈtenənt] N (Naut) → alférez mf de fragata (Mil) → subteniente mf, alférez mf

sub-lieutenant

(sablefˈtenənt) , ((American) -lu:-) noun
(abbreviated to Sub-Lt. , when written) the rank below lieutenant.
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Suspicion might naturally fall on the men of the cruiser," said Lieutenant Charpentier, "but for the fact that sub-lieutenant Janviers here assures me that no men have had shore leave--that none has been on shore since we anchored here except under command of an officer.
He returned to France with the epaulet of sub-lieutenant, and as the protection of the general, who is in the highest favor, was accorded to him, he was a captain in 1823, during the Spanish war -- that is to say, at the time when Danglars made his early speculations.
Suddenly she heard a step she knew, turned anxiously around, the door opened, and Fernand, dressed in the uniform of a sub-lieutenant, stood before her.
Arthur Charpentier, sub-lieutenant in Her Majesty's navy," cried Gregson, pompously, rubbing his fat hands and inflating his chest.
He had been made a sub-lieutenant in 1802, but it was not until 1829 that he became a major, in spite of the grayness of his moustaches.
She even went so far as to think of marrying a sub-lieutenant, a man who smoked tobacco, whom she proposed to render, by dint of care and kindness, one of the best men in the world, although he was hampered with debts.
He was a sub-lieutenant in the Vasiliefsky regiment.
Among the passengers was a number of officials and military officers of various grades, the latter being either attached to the regular British forces or commanding the Sepoy troops, and receiving high salaries ever since the central government has assumed the powers of the East India Company: for the sub-lieutenants get 280 pounds, brigadiers, 2,400 pounds, and generals of divisions, 4,000 pounds.
In July 2015, the naval authorities informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that a 'missing' sub-lieutenant, Hafiz Ehsanullah Sajjad, was in their custody in connection with the naval dockyard attack case.
Sub-Lieutenant McKeown, who is 24, has had considerable service in the mercantile marine.
The exercise went horribly wrong and Sub-Lieutenant Kumar drowned after he jumped.
Mr Wood, who has died aged 88, was a young sub-lieutenant serving as gunnery control officer in one of those destroyers, HMS Verulam.