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admiral

ad·mi·ral

admiral

 
pronunciation:
aed m rl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a naval commissioned officer of the highest rank; the commander of a fleet or squadron.
They are making the ship ready for the admiral's inspection.We received our orders from the admiral this morning.He was disappointed that he was never reached the rank of admiral.
definition 2: any of a family of brightly colored, medium to large-sized butterflies, found worldwide.
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