Definition of Adjutant in English :

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Adjutant meaning in English

Meaning of Adjutant in English

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Adjutant pronunciation in English

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1. adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp

an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

2. adjutant, adjutant bird, adjutant stork, leptoptilus dubius

large Indian stork with a military gait

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see synonyms of adjutant
an officer who acts as administrative assistant to a superior officer
. Abbreviation: adjt, adj
2.  short for adjutant bird

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see synonyms of adjutant
an assistant
2.  Military
a staff officer who serves as an administrative assistant to the commanding officer
a very large stork (Leptoptilos dubius) about 1.5 m (5 ft) tall, of India and SE Asia, with a bare head and neck and a large, thick bill
a similar but smaller stork (L. javanicus) found in the same countries
: also called lesser adjutant
see also marabou

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see synonyms of adjutant
1. Abbr. Adj. or Adjt. A staff officer who helps a commanding officer with administrative affairs.
2. An assistant.
3. Either of two large Asian storks (Leptoptilos dubius or L. javanicus) having a head and neck bare of feathers, black wings, and white underparts. Also called adjutant stork.

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