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English noun: military officer

1. military officer (person) any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command

SamplesAn officer is responsible for the lives of his men.


Broader (hypernym)man, military man, military personnel, serviceman

Narrower (hyponym)adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp, army officer, brass hat, chief of staff, commandant, commander, commanding officer, commissioned officer, desk officer, enlisted officer, executive officer, Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, inspector general, military adviser, military advisor, naval officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer, Potemkin, Potyokin, warrant officer

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

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