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reg·i·ment

regiment

 
pronunciation:
re j mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a troop of soldiers made up of two or more battalions.
similar words:
troop
derivations: regimental (adj.), regimentally (adv.), regimentation (n.)
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The word regiment contains the following parts:
reg, rect, rig1 Latin root that means king, rule, guide; straight
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.