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second lieutenant


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The lowest commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
  • noun One who holds this rank.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The lowest rank of a commissioned army officer, below a lieutenant.
  • noun The lowest rank of a commissioned officer in the United States Army, United States Air Force, or United States Marine Corps, below a first lieutenant. The rank of second lieutenant is equivalent to the naval rank of ensign.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps holding the lowest rank


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