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16 entries found for sergeant. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: ser·geant
Pronunciation: primarystresssär-jschwant
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English sergeant "sergeant, attendant, servant," from early French sergent, serjant (same meaning), from Latin servient-, serviens, a form of the verb servire "to serve"
1 : a military noncommissioned officer with any of the ranks above corporal in the army or the marines or above airman first class in the air force; especially : an enlisted person with the rank just below that of staff sergeant
2 : a police officer ranking in the U.S. just below captain or sometimes lieutenant

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