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English definition of “Joint Chiefs of Staff”

Joint Chiefs of Staff

noun [U]  /ˈdʒɔɪnt ˈtʃifs əv ˈstæf/ ( short form Joint Chiefs,  /ˈdʒɔɪnt ˈtʃifs/) us  
the leaders of the armed forces of the United States, who form an official group of six members to give advice to the president about military matters
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