general officer(redirected from General (military))
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An officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking above colonel.
(Military) an officer holding a commission of brigadier's rank or above in the army, air force, or marine corps
any military officer ranking above colonel.
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|Noun||1.||general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel|
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
commissioned military officer - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
lieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full general
major-general - a general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general