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Synonyms for battalion
bəˈtæl yən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. battalion(noun)

    an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies

    Synonyms:
    pack, multitude, plurality, large number

  2. battalion, large number, multitude, plurality, pack(noun)

    a large indefinite number

    "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"

    Synonyms:
    mob, mass, coterie, masses, pack, gang, plurality, ingroup, large number, inner circle, the great unwashed, face pack, multitude, clique, camp, concourse, throng, hoi polloi, ring, relative majority, people

Wiktionary

  1. battalion(noun)

    A great number of things.

    Synonyms:
    heap, pile, swathe, load, mass, horde

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "battalion":

    bataillon, battalions, ying, regiment, brigade, camp, cavalry, contingent

How to pronounce battalion?

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How to say battalion in sign language?

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How to use battalion in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    There is a big battalion of people always ready to prove the right points as wrong, so how a person can remain morally strong and for how long.

  2. Hoshiyar Zebari:

    Definitely there has to be checks and balances. All the formations have to be reviewed in terms of the numbers. There should be no ghost members of the military, people should be accountable. Your battalion, the number of your members should be accounted for, for weapons or salaries, for munitions for food. These are basic things it doesn’t need a genius (to understand).

  3. Brian Kelly:

    Overall deployment of the 700-stong Chinese infantry battalion and its equipment will take more than two months to complete.

  4. Didier Badjeck:

    The Rapid Intervention Battalion of our army immediately launched an attack, seized 84 children between seven and 15 who were undergoing training in the camp, arrested 45 of the trainers and killed many more.

  5. Staff General Raymond Odierno:

    In the past we would have a British Army division working alongside an American division. Now it might be a British brigade inside an American division, or even a British battalion inside an American brigade.


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