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English definition of “officer”


noun [C]     /ˈɒf.ɪ.sər/ US  /ˈɑː.fɪ.sɚ/
B2 a person in the armed forces who has a position of authority : a naval officer a top-ranking officerGeneral ranks in the armed forces B1 a person who has a position of authority in an organization : a careers / customs / personnel officerPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors B1 a member of the police force : There was an incident in the High Street and two of our officers attended the scene . Officer Clarke [as form of address] "Were you aware of the speed you were driving at, madam ?" "No, officer."People who work for the police service
(Definition of officer noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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