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I'm sort of East Coast, so I like the off-white and the navy blues and the low-key preppy kind of thing.
Stephanie Courtney

Meaning of "the navy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE NAVY

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE NAVY

the n-word
the narrative
the National
the naughty nineties
the Naze
the nearside
the necessary
the needful
the Neogene
the Netherlands
the Netherlands Antilles
the Netherlands East Indies
the Netherlands West Indies
the new
the New Jerusalem
the New Look
the New Man
the New Wave
the New World
the news

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE NAVY

cavy
Davy
Department of the Navy
Donleavy
French navy
gravy
heavy
merchant navy
navy
onion gravy
peavy
Royal Navy
superheavy
tail-heavy
top-heavy
ultraheavy
wavy

Synonyms and antonyms of the navy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the navy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE NAVY

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

Translator English - Chinese

海军
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la marina
570 millions of speakers

English

the navy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नौसेना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البحرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

военно-морской флот
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

marinha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নৌ বাহিনী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la marine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Angkatan laut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die Marine
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ネイビー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

해군
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Angkatan laut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hải quân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடற்படை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेव्ही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Donanma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

la marina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

granatowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

військово - морський флот
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

marina
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το ναυτικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die vloot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

marinen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

marinen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the navy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE NAVY»

The term «the navy» is very widely used and occupies the 20.534 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE NAVY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «the navy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «the navy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE NAVY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the navy.
1
William Bligh
The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy; but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
2
Stephanie Courtney
I'm sort of East Coast, so I like the off-white and the navy blues and the low-key preppy kind of thing.
3
Josephus Daniels
To compel the nation with challenge the traditional American doctrine of freedom of the seas, every man and every ship in the navy is solemnly pledged.
4
Mark Hadlow
I don't go anywhere without clean shoes. That's one thing I've got from the navy.
5
Mark Hadlow
Acting and the navy seem to balance each other out - I've not surrendered over to the complete process of the navy, nor have I surrendered to the ego-driven process of acting.
6
Ian Harding
My mom is in the navy and my dad works for the army, but I never called them 'sir' or 'ma'am' or anything like that, and we never really moved around a lot because both my parents were stationed in D.C.
7
Thomas Babington Macaulay
There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen; and the gentlemen were not seamen.
8
Harry Mathews
And then, when I left Princeton in the middle of my sophomore year, I went into the navy.
9
Harry Mathews
After the navy, I transferred to Harvard and finished there. I was there the spring term of 1951 and I stayed through the summer term and a whole other year, so I was able to do two years in a little less than a year and a half.
10
John Edward Redmond
We pay for the navy, and we have no commerce for the navy to protect; we pay for the army, and we loathe and execrate the work upon which it has been engaged.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE NAVY»

Discover the use of the navy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the navy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy SEAL Sniper Corps and ...
Explosive, revealing, and intelligent, The Red Circle provides a uniquely personal glimpse into one of the most challenging and secretive military training courses in the world.
Brandon Webb, John David Mann, 2012
2
Desert Storm at Sea: What the Navy Really Did
Examines the formidable challenges the U.S. Navy faced and overcame during Operation Desert Storm, the largest naval operation since World War II.
Marvin Pokrant, 1999
3
Annual reports of the Navy Department..
United States. Navy Dept. Estimates of appropriations required by Bureau of Yards and Docks — Continued. Detailed objects of expenditure, and explanations. Four laundresses, at $108 each Eight scrubbers, at $96 each Master at arms ...
United States. Navy Dept, 1870
4
A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy
Arranged thematically rather than chronologically, highlights the role of sailors--from seamen to admirals--in building a strong Navy and focuses on the Navy's core values of courage, honor, and commitment.
Thomas J. Cutler, 2005
5
The Navy and the Slave Trade: The Suppression of the African ...
This work shows the extent to which the shipping of Africans to the Americas continued after the Abolition Act of 1807.
Christopher Lloyd, 2012
6
Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial ...
This landmark study chronicles the Imperial Navy's instrumental role in Japan's rise from an isolationist feudal kingdom to a potent military empire.
David C. Evans, 1997
7
The Navy
"Describes the history, organization, and activities of the U.S. Navy."--From source other than the Library of Congress
John Hamilton, 2010
8
The Finishing School: Earning the Navy SEAL Trident
The Finishing School is essential reading for anyone who wants to know what goes into the making of America’s best warriors. From the Hardcover edition.
Dick Couch, 2009
9
The Navy Seal Nutrition Guide
One factor they may contribute to a person's success in SEAL training is nutritional interventions.
Patricia A. Deuster, 1994
10
Your Career in the Navy
Presents a guide to careers in the United States Navy, covering what to expect from the recruitment process and basic training, as well as the different career paths available.
Tamra Orr, 2012

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE NAVY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the navy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
No shooting at Navy Yard
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – A report of possible gunshots at the Navy Yard triggered a massive law enforcement response in the area Thursday morning, where ... «W*USA 9, Jul 15»
2
Navy Orders Sea Dragon Chopper Safety Push After NBC Report
The Navy and Marines have ordered new safety measures for a class of heavy-duty helicopters after an NBC News investigation highlighted potential dangers in ... «NBCNews.com, Feb 15»
3
Virginia Truck Driver Shot Sailor at Norfolk Base, Navy Says
A civilian truck driver is responsible for fatally shooting a sailor aboard a destroyer at the sprawling Norfolk Naval Station in Virginia, the Navy said Thursday. «NBCNews.com, Mar 14»
4
2 dead, 2 rescued, 1 missing in Navy helicopter crash off frigid Virginia
Two sailors have died after the Navy helicopter they were in crashed Wednesday off the southern Virginia coast, the Navy said. The Coast Guard, Virginia Beach ... «CNN, Jan 14»
5
FBI: Navy Yard shooter 'delusional,' said 'low frequency attacks …
The 34-year-old contractor, who until a few years ago had served in the Navy, spelled out this belief -- with the words, "My ELF weapon" -- in the sawed-off ... «CNN, Sep 13»
6
Navy SEAL to release book on bin Laden raid, publishing company …
The former Navy SEAL was on the Bin Laden raid, according to Pentagon officials. The 36-year-old chief petty officer left the Navy as a highly-decorated ... «CNN, Aug 12»

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