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Definition of "teniente" [teniente]

  • A lieutenant; a deputy. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "teniente" in a sentence
  • ""The 'teniente' looked at the can curiously, and then, handing it to me, asked me if I knew what it was."
  • "The real reason it seems why Chavez hates so much RCTV is because one of its owner, renowned interviewer Marcel Granier, refers to Chavez as “teniente coronel” lieutenant colonel."
  • "Besides, “teniente coronel” is perfectly right and accurate as it is the grade Chavez held when his military career ended after the 1992 coup."