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English definition of “general staff”

general staff

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]    
the group of army officers who work for and give advice to a commanding officerParts of armies and groups of servicemen
(Definition of general staff noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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