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Definition of sergeant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sergeant

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsɑrdʒənt//
     
    (abbreviation Sgt.)
     
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  1. 1 a member of one of the middle ranks in the army and the air force, below an officer Sergeant Salter see also staff sergeant
  2. 2a police officer just below the rank of a lieutenant or captain see also sarge
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sergeant