para

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpærə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pä rä, pärä for 1-2; parə for 3-5)


Inflections of 'para' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
paras
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All usages)
para
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For the coins only)
parae
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For the obstetrics meanings only)
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para

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. informal: [marine, navy, army] paras
  2. informal: a para in the [marines]
  3. informal: [5000] paras
  4. informal: a [group, battalion, squadron] of paras
  5. informal: the paras [assaulted, landed, ambushed, attacked, stormed]
  6. informal: [aided, supported, protected] by paras
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