Definition of staff officer in English:

staff officer

Syllabification: staff of·fi·cer


  • An officer serving on the staff of a military headquarters or government department.
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    • In 1899, a French staff officer designed an armoured landing craft fitted with a detachable landing ramp, of about 80 tons displacement.
    • The principals had perspectives on the effects of targeting that a military staff officer might not have.
    • Their principal staff officer was a captain, along with a radio telephone operator.

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