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Meaning of "merchant seaman" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MERCHANT SEAMAN

merchant seaman  [ˈmɜːtʃənt ˈsiːmən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MERCHANT SEAMAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Merchant seaman is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MERCHANT SEAMAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of merchant seaman in the English dictionary

The definition of merchant seaman in the dictionary is someone employed in a crew which sails a ship which is part of a nation's commercial shipping.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MERCHANT SEAMAN


cacodaemon
ˌkækəˈdiːmən
cacodemon
ˌkækəˈdiːmən
daemon
ˈdiːmən
demon
ˈdiːmən
demons
ˈdiːmən
episemon
ˌepɪˈsiːmən
eudaemon
juːˈdiːmən
eudemon
juːˈdiːmən
freeman
ˈfriːmən
german
ˈdʒɜːmən
gleeman
ˈɡliːmən
human
ˈhjuːmən
Lacedaemon
ˌlæsɪˈdiːmən
Norman
ˈnɔːmən
penstemon
pɛnˈstiːmən
pentstemon
pɛntˈstiːmən
seaman
ˈsiːmən
seamen
ˈsiːmən
Sherman
ˈʃɜːmən
unfreeman
ʌnˈfriːmən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MERCHANT SEAMAN

merchandizer
merchandizing
merchant
merchant bank
merchant banker
merchant fleet
merchant marine
merchant navy
merchant prince
merchant seamen
merchant ship
merchant shipping
merchant vessel
merchant-like
merchantability
merchantable
merchanting
merchantman
merchantmen
merchantry

WORDS THAT END LIKE MERCHANT SEAMAN

able-bodied seaman
able seaman
ataman
caman
cameraman
Chinaman
daman
hielaman
Indiaman
lighting cameraman
militiaman
Naman
ordinary seaman
orraman
sagaman
saman
shaman
yarraman
zaman

Synonyms and antonyms of merchant seaman in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «merchant seaman» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MERCHANT SEAMAN

Find out the translation of merchant seaman to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of merchant seaman from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «merchant seaman» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

商船海员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

marino mercante
570 millions of speakers

English

merchant seaman
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यापारी नाविक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بحار التاجر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

моряком торгового флота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

marinheiro mercante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বণিক সৈন্যবাহিনী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de la marine marchande
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saudagar saudagar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Matrose der Handelsmarine
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

商船船員
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상인 선원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Merchant seaman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thương gia thủy thủ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வணிகர் சீமான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यापारी समुद्रमार्ग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tüccar denizci
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

commerciante marinaio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

marynarz sklep
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

моряком торгового флоту
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

comerciant marinar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ναυτικός έμπορος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

handelaar seeman
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

köpman sjöman
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjøpmann sjømann
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of merchant seaman

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MERCHANT SEAMAN»

The term «merchant seaman» is normally little used and occupies the 112.141 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MERCHANT SEAMAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about merchant seaman

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MERCHANT SEAMAN»

Discover the use of merchant seaman in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to merchant seaman and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
American Merchant Seaman's Manual
This manual is designed to provide the knowledge that these new seamen need to embark upon their careers at sea. Since the sixth edition was published in 1981, many changes have been made in each new printing.
William B. Hayler, John M. Keever, Paul M. Seiler, 2003
2
Escape from Archangel: An American Merchant Seaman at War
James T. Currie relates in this thought-provoking work that between July 4, 1863, and the end of the Civil War in May 1865, Vicksburg and the plantations around it were an enclave of Union territory in the heart of the Confederacy.
Thomas E. Simmons, 2011
3
Poor Jack: The Perilous History of the Merchant Seaman
Drawing on a mass of contemporary material spanning four millennia, this book follows the merchant seaman ashore and afloat through the typical vicissitudes of his exotic but uncertain life.
Ronald Hope, 2001
4
The Merchant Seamen's War
twelve years and mainly in tankers : 'A merchant seaman, a quiet, slow- spoken man.' The film flashed back to the Canadian packing his bag for his next voyage and talking of previous ships on which he was sunk - one in the Spanish Civil ...
Tony Lane, 1990
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
14.10-5 Entries in certificate of discharge to merchant seaman. (a) Upon the discharge of any seaman who holds a merchant mariner's document issued by the Coast Guard, and payment of wages, the master shall issue to the seaman a  ...
‎1986
6
An address to the ... Committee for the relief of distressed ...
... whole business of the Merchant Sea Service, (see plate) on the banks of the Thames, called the British Merchant's Seaman's Institution, and Registry Office for Mariners,* or any other more appropriate name, as the Committee may think fit.
Jeffery Dennis, 1818
7
Just a Simple Seaman: An Autobiography by No One Famous
At the Remembrance Sunday Services each November it is never acknowledged that there were more British merchant seaman killed during that war than were lost in all the British armed forces put together. Looking back, I count myself very  ...
Andrew Parks, 2012
8
Unsung Sailors: The Naval Armed Guard in World War II
Peters says his share of the merchant seaman fund was over $300, a fortune for a boy of nineteen at the time.20 Comparative pay of merchant crews and navy gun crews has been a long-lingering bone of contention. One former uavy gunnery ...
Justin F. Gleichauf, 1990
9
Shipboard Manpower: A Statistical Study of Men in the United ...
They are: the "Merchant Seaman's File Jacket," "Certificate of Discharge" and " Record of Entry" forms, and license files. A special group employed by MCTC (19 ) was placed in Coast Guard headquarters to keypunch and verify data obtained  ...
‎1966
10
The Quiet Heroes: British Merchant Seamen at War, 1939-1945
The price they paid for their bravery and dedication was horrendous: 2,246 ships lost, 29,180 men killed, and countless hundreds maimed and wounded. This book tells the story of just a few of these quiet heroes.
Bernard Edwards, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MERCHANT SEAMAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term merchant seaman is used in the context of the following news items.
1
My Mom Was Something: Reflections on Her Art and How the World …
She helped plan the murals, which decorate the Stage Door Canteen and the Merchant Seaman's Canteen. Miss Selz remembers setting up ... «AlterNet, Jul 15»
2
UFO sightings in Cambridgeshire - pictures | Cambridge News
In August 2009, a retired merchant seaman said objects that looked like gliders flying around in an anti-clockwise direction above Hauxton. «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
3
Unseen collection offers poignant insight into Letchworth family who …
... Johnson has been researching the family's story, which saw Walter and Valentine's mother die in childbirth and their merchant seaman father ... «Comet 24, Jul 15»
4
How Mission to Seafarers helps out sailors | Gladstone Observer
Such is the life of an international merchant seaman. RELATED: >> New committee will support visiting seafarers · >> Chaplain makes a ... «Gladstone Observer, Jul 15»
5
Business journalist Des Keegan put safe bet on his way with words
Keegan had a reservoir of tales about his early exploits as a merchant seaman. Those days - before he became a leading Australian financial ... «Gippsland Times, Jul 15»
6
Forgotten Letchworth War Heroes Remembered Over 100 Years On
The boys were just children - and were put into the care of the local workhouse as their merchant seaman father was all too often away. «BOB fm, Jul 15»
7
Greek maritime industry fears being punished for its success
To Mr Xiradakis, a shipping consultant and former merchant seaman, the treasured objects symbolise the enduring relationship between ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
8
Sen. Murphy Introduces Bill to Accept Documents of Veteran Status
... when considering the application for veterans status of an individual who performed service as a coastwise merchant seaman during World War II." The bill ... «Targeted News Service, Jul 15»
9
Broadway Review: 'Amazing Grace'
An experienced if indifferent merchant seaman, but a more enthusiastic slave trader, he travels to Sierra Leone to collect his living merchandise ... «Variety, Jul 15»
10
Clevelander Kevin P. Keating turns the darkness up to 11 in his …
And their neighbors, the Ryans. Husband Charlie, a merchant seaman, is frequently gone, leaving his wife, Emily, to handle two of the creepiest ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Merchant seaman [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/merchant-seaman>. Apr 2020 ».
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