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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French naval, from Latin navalis; equivalent to navy +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: nā'vəl, IPA(key): /ˈneɪvəl/
  • (file)
  • Homophones: navel
  • Rhymes: -eɪvəl

AdjectiveEdit

naval (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Of or relating to a navy.
    • 2012 March 1, William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter, “The British Longitude Act Reconsidered”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, page 87:
      Conditions were horrendous aboard most British naval vessels at the time. Scurvy and other diseases ran rampant, killing more seamen each year than all other causes combined, including combat.
  2. (nautical) Of or relating to ships in general.
    naval architect

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AdjectiveEdit

naval (masculine and feminine plural navals)

  1. naval

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin nāvālem, accusative singular form of nāvālis (of ships), from nāvis (ship).

AdjectiveEdit

naval (feminine singular navale, masculine plural navals, feminine plural navales)

  1. naval

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nāvālem, accusative singular form of nāvālis (of ships), from nāvis (ship).

AdjectiveEdit

naval m, f (plural navais, comparable)

  1. naval

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nāvālem, accusative singular form of nāvālis (of ships), from nāvis (ship).

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naval (plural navales)

  1. (nautical) naval (of or relating to a navy)

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