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officer US English

A person holding a position of command or authority in the armed services, in the merchant marine, or on a passenger ship

officer US Thesaurus

an officer in the army

air officer US English

Any rank of officer in the RAF above that of group captain

Law Officer US English

(In England and Wales) the Attorney General or the Solicitor General, or (in Scotland) the Lord Advocate or the Solicitor General for Scotland

deck officer US English

An officer in charge of the above-deck workings and maneuvers at sea of a ship or boat

duty officer US English

An officer, especially in the police or armed forces, who is on duty at a particular time

field officer US English

Another term for field-grade officer.

first officer US English

The first mate on a merchant ship

flag officer US English

An admiral, vice admiral, or rear admiral

house officer US English

A medical intern

peace officer US English

A civil officer appointed to preserve law and order, such as a sheriff or police officer

petty officer US English

A noncommissioned officer in a navy, in particular an NCO in the US Navy or Coast Guard ranking above seaman and below chief petty officer

pilot officer US English

The lowest rank of officer in the RAF, above warrant officer and below flying officer

press officer US English

Another term for press agent.

staff officer US English

An officer serving on the staff of a military headquarters or government department

company officer US English

An army officer serving within an infantry company

flying officer US English

A rank of commissioned officer in the RAF, above pilot officer and below flight lieutenant

general officer US English

An officer ranking above colonel in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps

health officer US English

An official employed to ensure that health regulations are obeyed

liaison officer US English

A person who is employed to form a working relationship between two organizations to their mutual benefit

medical officer US English

A doctor serving in the armed forces, in a prison, or in a public health service

nursing officer US English

A senior nurse with administrative responsibility

orderly officer US English

The officer who is in charge of the security and administration of a unit or establishment for a day at a time

police officer US English

A policeman or policewoman

prison officer US English

A guard in a prison

second officer US English

Another term for second mate.

warrant officer US English

An officer in the US armed forces ranking below the commissioned officers and above the noncommissioned officers

police officer US Thesaurus

she ran out of the store, hoping to find a police officer nearby

warrant officer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in titles; abbreviation WO)

compliance officer US English

A person who is employed to ensure that a company does not contravene any statutes or regulations which apply to its activities

executive officer US English

An officer with executive power

field-grade officer US English

A major, lieutenant colonel, or colonel

presiding officer US English

An official in charge of a polling station at an election

probation officer US English

A person appointed to supervise offenders who are on probation

relieving officer US English

An official appointed to administer relief to the poor

returning officer US English

(In the UK, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia) the official in each constituency or electorate who conducts an election and announces the result

chief fire officer US English

The person in charge of a fire service

first aid officer US English

A person trained to give basic medical help and nominated to administer this as required in an organization or at a public event

officer of arms US English

A heraldic official; a herald or pursuivant

acting pilot officer US English

A rank in the RAF above warrant officer and below pilot officer

chief petty officer US English

A senior noncommissioned officer in a navy, in particular an NCO in the US Navy or Coast Guard ranking above petty officer and below senior chief petty officer

chief police officer US English

The person in charge of a police force

chief warrant officer US English

A member of the US armed forces ranking above warrant officer and below the lowest-ranking commissioned officer

non-commissioned officer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

officer of a rank not conferred by a commission

community police officer US English

A police officer allocated to work within a particular local area

senior nursing officer US English

The person in charge of nursing services in a hospital

visiting medical officer US English

A doctor who is contracted to provide specialist services in a public hospital


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