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English definition of “fleet admiral”

fleet admiral

noun [C]     (also Fleet Admiral)
an officer of the highest rank in the US Navy: Fleet Admiral Nimitz/Chester Nimitz [as form of address] Yes, Fleet Admiral.Ranks in the Navy
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