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field grade

field grade
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld greyd]
    • /fild greɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld greyd]
    • /fild greɪd/

Definition of field grade words

  • noun field grade military rank applying to mid-level army officers, as majors, lieutenant colonels, and colonels. 1

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Origin of field grade

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Field grade

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

field grade popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

field grade usage trend in Literature

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