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veteran, veteran soldiernoun
a serviceman who has seen considerable active service
"the veterans laughed at the new recruits"
veteran, vet, ex-servicemannoun
a person who has served in the armed forces
veteran, old-timer, oldtimer, old hand, warhorse, old stager, stageradjective
an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
rendered competent through trial and experience
"a seasoned traveler"; "veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer"
a lifelong professional soldier, a guardsman, the stalwart professionals least likely to run, a soldier with resolve.
despite overwhelming enemy strength, the grognards held the line and drove them back with heavy losses.
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We want to see US troops come home, but my brother is a Navy veteran and the same Taliban we have been negotiating with have had him since January 31. We are praying President Donald Trump will not leave President Donald Trump behind.
When I hear some, like Sen. McCain recently, suggest that our secretary of state, John Kerry, who served in the United States Senate, a Vietnam veteran, who's provided exemplary service to this nation, is somehow less trustworthy in the interpretation of what's in a political agreement than the Supreme Leader of Iran -- that's an indication of the degree to which partisanship has crossed all boundaries.
No veteran should ever fall through the cracks when attempting to receive the care they have earned.
I think my dad is looking down on Nathan…with so much pride because my dad was a fighter and as a veteran, he taught myself, my sister and the grandkids that we should always be thankful to our veterans because they're the reason why we get to be free and make decisions.
He had a great deal of shame and remorse, he is a veteran and told me the fact that he did this to another soldier troubled him. He wants the story printed to remind people that something you do in your youth could haunt you for the rest of your life.
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- محارب قديمArabic
- erfaren, veteranDanish
- παλαίμαχος, βετεράνοςGreek
- veteraani, sotaveteraani, konkariFinnish
- ervaren, oud-strijder, veteraanDutch
- siláołtsooídę́ę́ʼ nádzá, siláołtsooí nilį́į́ ńtʼę́ʼę́ę, naazbaaʼíNavajo, Navaho
- kombatant, weteranPolish
- veteran-, erfaren, veteranSwedish
- cựu chiến binhVietnamese
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