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lieutenant general

n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above major general and below general.
2. One who holds this rank.

lieutenant general

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank in certain armies, air forces, and marine corps, immediately junior to a general

lieuten′ant gen′eral


n.
a commissioned army or air force officer ranking above a major general.
[1480–90]
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Noun1.lieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full generallieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full general
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"
general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
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Based upon his experience and prior relationship with LtGen Mattis, Col Ewers was appointed to assist in the investigation of the Haditha incident on behalf of I MEF.
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Speaking to the participants of the ceremony, Federal Minister for SAFRON, LtGen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch said that Pakistan suffered a lot after millions of refugees migrated to the country from Afghanistan.
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LtGen Ruarke expected investment in this force to come from NATO's security investment program concept.