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chief of staff Syllabification: chief of staff

Definition of chief of staff in English:


The senior staff officer of a service or command.
Example sentences
  • The course could expand its current target audience of brigadier and major generals to include former brigade commanders, division chiefs of staff, corps G3s, and other senior colonels.
  • The ministry of defense provides administrative and operational control over the three services through their respective chiefs of staff.
  • Consisting of the prime minister, the service ministers, the chiefs of staff, and the foreign minister, the Council proved somewhat more effective.
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