veteran

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈvɛ.tə.rən/ or /ˈvɛ.trən/
  • (US) IPA (key): [ˈvɛ.t̬ə.rən] or [ˈvɛ.ɾə.rən]

Noun[change]

Singular
veteran

Plural
veterans

  1. (countable) A veteran is a person with long experience of a particular activity.
  2. A veteran is a person who has served in the army, especially an old soldier who has seen long service.