Meaning of “commissioned officer” in the English Dictionary

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"commissioned officer" in British English

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commissioned officernoun [ C ]

uk /kəˌmɪʃ.ənd ˈɒf.ɪ.sər/ us /kəˌmɪʃ.ənd ˈɑː.fɪ.sɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Arms shall not be taken down without proper supervision and by order of commissioned officer. 
  • It is right to add that no commissioned officer was present at the time. 
  • No active or commissioned officer does Secret Service work. 
  • Other sons had risen to the rank of commissioned officers, and their families formed the aristocracy of the neighbourhood. 
  • Seventeen commissioned officers were killed, and four mortally wounded. 

(Definition of “commissioned officer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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