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    officer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word officer

    Definition
    (noun) any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    Synonyms : military officer
    Example Sentence
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
    Definition
    (noun) someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    Synonyms : officeholder
    Example Sentence
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year
    Definition
    (noun) a member of a police force
    Synonyms : police officer , policeman
    Example Sentence
    • it was an accident, officer
    Definition
    (noun) a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
    Synonyms : ship's officer
    Example Sentence
    • he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines
    Definition
    (verb) direct or command as an officer
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