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Joint Chiefs of Staffnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒɔɪnt ˈtʃifs əv ˈstæf/ (short form Joint Chiefs,  /ˈdʒɔɪnt ˈtʃifs/ )
the ​leaders of the ​armedforces of the ​UnitedStates, who ​form an ​officialgroup of six ​members to give ​advice to the ​president about ​militarymatters
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