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English

a military officer

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman officer, officier, from Late Latin officiarius (official), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] officium (office) + -ārius (-er).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
officer

Plural
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  1. One who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations.
  2. One who holds a public office.
  3. An agent or servant imparted with the ability, to some degree, to act on initiative.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A simple contraction of the term "commissioned officer."

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Verb

Infinitive
to officer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to officer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To supply with officers.
  2. (transitive) To command like an officer.

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