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noun [countable]     marshal pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    someone whose job is to control a public or sports event

    a parade marshal

  2. 3
    American a government officer whose job is to make certain that the laws of a place or orders of a court are obeyed
  3. 4
    a police or fire brigade officer of the highest rank in some parts of the US


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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