Sublieutenant



[suhb-loo-ten-uh nt] /ˌsʌb luˈtɛn ənt/
noun
1.
British. a navy officer ranking next below a lieutenant.
sublieutenant
/ˌsʌbləˈtɛnənt/
noun
1.
the most junior commissioned officer in the Royal Navy and certain other navies

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