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Origin of veteran
OTHER WORDS FROM veterannon·vet·er·an, noun
Words nearby veteran
How to use veteran in a sentence
Their play, along with that of veterans Manny Machado and Eric Hosmer, has given the Padres the best performing collection of position players in baseball, according to FanGraphs’ WAR.
Chairman Urs Rohner turned to Thomas Gottstein, a two-decade Credit Suisse veteran, to restore investor confidence.Swiss regulators extend probe into spying at Credit Suisse|kdunn6|September 2, 2020|Fortune
Coinbase announced on Monday that prominent venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is joining its board, alongside Gokul Rajaram, who is an executive at DoorDash and a veteran of Google and Square.
State authorities have identified the officer who shot Blake as Rusten Sheskey, a seven-year veteran of the Kenosha Police Department.
Here’s how we—alongside other veteran leaders—recently spoke up on this issue.Why CEOs must take action on democracy and election integrity—and how they can do it|matthewheimer|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Jones is a veteran of another beloved-yet-controversial animated series on Adult Swim, The Boondocks.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The veteran, said he met Stone at support group Vets for Veterans.
Among the scores of bystanders watching their small town turn into war zone was a Marine veteran who was close with Stone.
Veteran player Wiig continued without skipping a beat, but the damage was done.The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His death was particularly difficult for the veteran firefighters who had spent years working alongside him.
To-morrow—a crippled veteran, and after that a pensioner drifting fast into a garrulous dotage.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
That some of them would have raised a smile on the features of the veteran Cremonese, we may be quite sure.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Col. Moore, a veteran politician of the Old Dominion, was a most pleasant and affable gentleman, and a great lisper withal.
Cards of invitation from the most distinguished personages rained down upon the fortunate veteran in profusion.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Nor had the conduct of these veteran soldiers been less exemplary in their quarters than in the field.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for veteran
- a person or thing that has given long service in some capacity
- (as modifier)veteran firemen
- a soldier who has seen considerable active service
- (as modifier)veteran soldier