Meaning of OFFICER in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɒfɪsə(r), AM ɔ:f- ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
In the armed forces, an officer is a person in a position of authority.
...a retired British army officer...
Her husband served during the Civil War as an officer in the White Army.
An officer is a person who has a responsible position in an organization, especially a government organization.
...a local authority education officer.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
Members of the police force can be referred to as officers .
...senior officers in the West Midlands police force...
Thank you, Officer.
N-COUNT : usu with supp ; N-VOC
see also commanding officer , petty officer , pilot officer , police officer , probation officer , returning officer , warrant officer
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006