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officernoun [C]

uk   /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 officer
B1 a person who has a position of authority in an organization: a careers/customs/personnel officer
B1 a member of the police force: Two officers responded to the call at 282 Main Street. Officer Clarke [as form of address] "Do you know how fast you were driving, ma'am?" "No, officer."

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officernoun [C]

us   /ˈɔ·fə·sər, ˈɑf·ə-/
  • officer noun [C] (RESPONSIBILITY)

a person in the armed forces who has a position of authority: Mike’s father was an officer in the US Marines.
An officer is also a member of a police force.
  • officer noun [C] (WORK PLACE)

a person who has an important job in a company: the chief financial officer
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(Definition of officer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“officer” in American English

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