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aide-de-camp


  • n  an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

  • He does other radio chores, and would like to play a Greek character, since his grandfather (aide-de-camp to Lord Kitchener in World War I) was a Greek with the rhythmic name .
  • Calimlim, a trusted former aide-de-camp to Estrada, was the appropriate designate to offer the President the pakikisama (show of loyalty) owed to a person .
  • The clearest indication of motive may have come last month, when Putin's aide-de-camp and deputy chief of staff, Igor Sechin, was named chairman of the board of directors of the .
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  • Anne Enright in guardian.co.uk
    No, her aide-de-camp,says Enright, 45, looking at me ruefully as if I've just rained on her parade.
  • Vice President Dick Cheney in CTV.ca
    The aide-de-camp asked the president of the republic if he should give him (Segura) something, in keeping with custom. The president of the republic replied 'yes' without saying what the sum should be, because there was a custom. The aide-de-camp... Abdoulaye Wade http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdoulaye_Wade&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGfCWKePUtOn2EGskJUSu-9wOEvbQ AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gsFg0MXzfWRByz0CZzqG8cpdgtNA&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEKdIISwQgu0w-E-Q0-dhMWNS8TIA Oct 27, 2009 2230 2958 aide-de-camp I think of her as sort of my aide-de-camp," Dick Cheney told the New York Times. "She has no qualms about telling me when she thinks I'm wrong, or when I need to do something. Mary will always come in and lay it right on me."

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