English to Afrikaans Meaning :: platoon

Platoon :
peloton
- pelotonplatoonedpeletoneringpelotons
 

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Noun(1) a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant(2) a team of policemen working under the military platoon system(3) a group of persons who are engaged in a common activity

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(1) the platoon commander(2) Six months ago, he was in Baghdad leading a platoon of 33 soldiers teaching Iraqis how to be cops.(3) A platoon of sci-fi marines are dropped into hostile territory, seething with aliens, and they go ballistic.(4) in 1982 the Orioles employed a productive left-field platoon of Lowenstein, Ayala, and Roenicke(5) Five days ago he led his platoon into the city to fight the Iraqi army.(6) There's a whole platoon of people sticking by you and giving support.(7) The two could form a right-left platoon at the position.(8) Another prominent example of 3rd platoon 's contribution was in August 2000.(9) a platoon player(10) Expect these two players to platoon until one proves he is worthy of playing every day.(11) The test will be a battle simulation, using paintball guns, against a platoon of marines.(12) Another force at a light battalion commander's disposal is his antitank platoon or company.(13) I had my 9 a.m. acting class to teach to our platoon of body doubles.(14) Expect Iannetta to face a good number of southpaws, as the club would be best suited to platoon the position.(15) Also at 2nd Platoon's location was the battalion mortar platoon .(16) A rifle platoon was tasked to delay on either flank.
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(1) platoon ::
peloton
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Noun
1. unit ::
eenheid
2. patrol ::
patrollie
3. troop ::
bende
4. squad ::
groep
5. squadron ::
eskader
6. team ::
span
7. company ::
maatskappy
8. corps ::
korps
9. outfit ::
uitrusting
10. detachment ::
loslating
11. contingent ::
voorwaardelike
Different Forms
platoon, platooned, platooning, platoons
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