Meaning of OFFICER in English

OFFICER

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

1.

In the armed forces, an ~ is a person in a position of authority.

...a retired British army ~...

Her husband served during the Civil War as an ~ in the White Army.

N-COUNT

2.

An ~ is a person who has a responsible position in an organization, especially a government organization.

...a local authority education ~.

N-COUNT: usu supp N

3.

Members of the police force can be referred to as ~s.

...senior ~s in the West Midlands police force...

Thank you, Officer.

N-COUNT: usu with supp; N-VOC

4.

see also commanding ~ , petty ~ , pilot ~ , police ~ , probation ~ , returning ~ , warrant ~

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