subaltern Meaning and Definition

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ماتحت

matehat

مطیع

mutee

محکوم

mehkoom

View English Meanings of: matehatmuteemehkoom

Definitions

English definition for subaltern

1. n. a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain

2. s. inferior in rank or status

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A subaltern is a primarily British military term for a junior officer. Literally meaning "subordinate", subaltern is used to describe commissioned officers below the rank of captain and generally comprises the various grades of lieutenant.
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