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copilot

[ koh-pahy-luht ]
/ ˈkoʊˌpaɪ lət /
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noun

a pilot who is second in command of an aircraft.

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Also called first officer.

Origin of copilot

First recorded in 1925–30; co- + pilot
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British Dictionary definitions for copilot

copilot
/ (ˈkəʊˌpaɪlət) /

noun

a second or relief pilot of an aircraft
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