- un·der·lieu·ten·ant, noun
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How to use lieutenant in a sentence
The allegations detailed by her and two other detainees in that filing also involved a lieutenant who detainees said was promoted even after women complained.ICE Deported a Woman Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assault While the Feds Were Still Investigating the Incident | by Lomi Kriel | September 15, 2020 | ProPublica
Giannandrea does not have a clear top lieutenant, so if he were to depart Apple, it’s unclear who would replace him or if Apple would fold the unit back into the Software Engineering department.Apple’s leadership evolves ahead of a post-Tim Cook era | radmarya | September 12, 2020 | Fortune
Maybe, she thought, the governor and lieutenant governor planned to offer her a job within state government.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time | by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News | September 10, 2020 | ProPublica
As lieutenant governor, Mallott still lived in Juneau and had long used the luxury hotel for extended stays and as a second office while in Anchorage, friends said.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time | by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News | September 10, 2020 | ProPublica
Afterward, Mallott’s emergency replacement as lieutenant governor, Davidson, gave the keynote address.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time | by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News | September 10, 2020 | ProPublica
He was a young Army Air Force lieutenant whose plane crashed in the Pacific in May 1943.
Neary had held the rank of lieutenant since 1983 and received multiple commendations during nearly four decades on the job.
Why has Michael Bloomberg replaced his longtime lieutenant with the editor-in-chief of The Economist?
In 2010, he finished second with 39 percent in the race for lieutenant governor.
He ran on a serious one-issue platform: eliminate the office of lieutenant governor.
At the end of the campaign the Emperor justly rewarded his lieutenant by creating him Prince of Wagram.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He was a member of the first provincial congress, and eighteen years lieutenant governor of the state of New York.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery lieutenant of a battleship.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The lieutenant rode off highly elated over the fact that Colonel Guitar agreed with his views.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
"I guess that is straight enough for Guitar to believe, instead of that upstart lieutenant," said Harry.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for lieutenant
a military officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a captain
a naval officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a lieutenant commander
US an officer in a police or fire department ranking immediately junior to a captain
a person who holds an office in subordination to or in place of a superior
- lieutenancy, noun
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