echelon

US [ˈeʃəˌlɑn]
UK [ˈeʃəlɒn]
  • n.梯队;职权的等级;阶层
  • v.使成梯队;排成梯队
  • Web美国埃施朗;梯阵;梯队系统
Plural Form:echelons  
echelon
n.
1.
[usupl]
职权的等级;阶层a rank or position of authority in an organization or a society
the lower/upper/top/higher echelons of the Civil Service
公务员的低层╱上层╱最高层╱高层
2.
(士兵、飞机等的)梯形编队,梯队an arrangement of soldiers, planes, etc. in which each one is behind and to the side of the one in front

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