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LIEUTENANT. This word has now a narrower meaning than it formerly had; its true meaning is a deputy, a substitute, from the French lieu, (place or post) and tenant (holder). Among civil officers we have lieutenant governors, who in certain cases perform the duties of governors; (vide, the names of the several states,) lieutenants of police, &c. Among military men, lieutenant general was formerly the title of a commanding general, but now it signifies the degree above major general. Lieutenant colonel, is the officer between the colonel and the major. Lieutenant simply signifies the officer next below a captain. In the navy, a lieutenant is the second officer next in command to the captain of a ship.

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Liutenant Abu Hajaj added: "The Israelis have attacked several civilian defense compounds which include nothing except fire extinguishers and other fire fighting equipment.
When enquired about the issue, POA President Liutenant General (retired) Arif Hasan said that Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) have been reminded several times, but there has been no response yet.
The trial of Liutenant Colonel Mustafa Donmez under charges related with the ammunition uncovered from underground in Zir Valley in Ankara continued.