Meaning of “the Joint Chiefs of Staff” in the English Dictionary

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"the Joint Chiefs of Staff" in British English

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the Joint Chiefs of Staffnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌdʒɔɪnt ˌtʃiːfs əv ˈstɑːf/ us /ˌdʒɔɪnt ˌtʃiːfs əv ˈstæf/

the leaders of the US armed forces, who give military advice to the president

(Definition of “the Joint Chiefs of Staff” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Joint Chiefs of Staff" in American English

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Joint Chiefs of Staffnoun [ U ]

us /ˈdʒɔɪnt ˈtʃifs əv ˈstæf/ short form Joint Chiefs, /ˈdʒɔɪnt ˈtʃifs/

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

(Definition of “Joint Chiefs of Staff” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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