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English definition of “marshal”

marshal

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɑːʃəl/
PERSON ORGANIZING someone who helps to organize or control a large public event: race marshalsPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsGovernment ministers and civil servants
POLICE/FIRE OFFICER an important officer in police or fire departments in the US → See also field marshalOccupations and tradesPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsEmergency services in general
(Definition of marshal from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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