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platoon

EN[pləˈtuːn]
WPlatoon
  • A platoon is a military unit typically composed of more than two squads/sections. Platoon organization varies depending on the country and the branch, but typically a platoon consists of around 15 to 30 soldiers.
  • A platoon is often led by a lieutenant, and is the smallest military unit typically led by a commissioned officer.
  • In some armies, platoon is used throughout the branches of the army. In others, such as the British Army and other Commonwealth armies, platoons are associated with the infantry.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
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      1. en platoons
      2. en platooned
      3. en platooning
      4. en platoonmate
      5. en platoonmates
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      Grammatically, this word "platoon" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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