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general staff

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   us  
the group of army officers who work for and give advice to a commanding officer
Translations of “general staff”
in Chinese (Traditional) 全體參謀, 參謀部…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全体参谋, 参谋部…
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