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  • noun Plural form of adjutant.

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Examples

  • The U.S. government could spend more money developing drugs called adjutants (ph) that stretch vaccine supplies.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2009

  • Guard commanders, known as adjutants general, say they have to be prepared 24/7.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2006

  • The only efficient scavengers were the huge birds of prey called adjutants, and so great was the dependence placed upon the exertions of these unclean creatures, that the young cadets were warned that any injury done to them would be treated as gross misconduct.

    Forty-one years in India From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief

  • Pelicans flew aloft, tall "adjutants" stalked about here and there, and cockatoos screeched everywhere.

    Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria

  • The governor and Council had ordered a general muster for September, before which the adjutants must exercise the county officers so they could exercise their men.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The governor and Council had ordered a general muster for September, before which the adjutants must exercise the county officers so they could exercise their men.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The governor and Council had ordered a general muster for September, before which the adjutants must exercise the county officers so they could exercise their men.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The governor and Council had ordered a general muster for September, before which the adjutants must exercise the county officers so they could exercise their men.

    George Washington’s First War

  • If the minimum return on ostracising English coaches is winning important matches, the splurge (£6m a year for Capello and an unspecified sum for his adjutants) is without purpose.

    World Cup 2010 live blog: 30 June

  • By 1909 he was one of the three battalion adjutants of the 10th Grenadier Regiment; by 1912 he was regimental adjutant.

    Deathride

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