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How to Pronounce flank?

Correct pronunciation for the word "flank" is [flˈaŋk], [flˈaŋk], [f_l_ˈa_ŋ_k].

Definition of flank

  1. To command the flank of; to attack the side or flank of; to post troops so as to attack the flank; to secnro or guard on the flank.
  2. To border; to touch; to be posted on the side. Flank files, the first two men on the right and the last two men on the left Flank company, a certain number of men drawn up on the right or left of a battalion. Flank en potence, any part of the right or left wing, formed at a right angle with the line. Flank fichant, the flank from which the cannon, when playing, fires directly on the opposite bastion. Flank razant, the point from which the line of defence commences.
  3. The fleshy part of the side of an animal between the ribs and the hip; the side of an army or body of troops; that part of a bastion which reaches from the curtain to the face; the side of any building.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Flank?

  • The personal forms of the verb "flank" in present tense are as follows:

  • - I flank

  • - You flank

  • - He/She/It flanks

  • - We flank

  • - You flank

  • - They flank
  • What is the past tense of Flank?

  • The past tense forms of the verb "flank" are as follows:

  • 1. I flanked

  • 2. You flanked

  • 3. He/she/it flanked

  • 4. We flanked

  • 5. You flanked

  • 6. They flanked
  • What is the adverb for flank?

    The adverb form of the word "flank" is "flankingly".

    What is the adjective for flank?

    The adjective form of the word "flank" is "flanking".

    Usage over time for flank:

    This graph shows how "flank" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of flank?

    The plural of the "flank" can be the "flanks".

    What is the singular form of flank?

    The singular of the "flank" can be the "flank".

    Synonyms for Flank:


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