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major general

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

major general

n
(Military) military an officer immediately junior to a lieutenant general
ˈmajor-ˈgeneralship, ˈmajor-ˈgeneralcy n

ma′jor gen′eral


n.
a military officer ranking below a lieutenant general and above a brigadier general.
[1635–45]
Translations

major general

nGeneralmajor(in) m(f)

major general

n (Mil) → generale m di divisione
References in classic literature ?
Well, well,' ses th' colonel, 'they deserve t' be major generals,' he ses.
RAWALPINDI -- The Inter-Services Public Relations on Wednesday announced the promotions of four major generals to lieutenant generals.
RAWALPINDI -- Four Major Generals Wednesday were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.
The stability at the provincial level of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) is expected to be further tightened following the appointment of the Major Generals who will be responsible for the daily operations in various provinces.
The ISPR said the Major Generals promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General include Major-General Sadiq Ali, Umar Durrani, Aamir Riaz and Asim Saleem Bajwa (DG ISPR).
17 -- On the directions of the Ministry of Defence, Fifteen Major Generals and three Brigadiers of the Army have been transferred with immediate effect by Army Commander Daya Ratnayake.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 22 (KUNA) - Pakistan military on Monday promoted six Major Generals to the rank of Lieutenant Generals including Major General Rizwan Akhtar who is appointed as the new chief of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), said military press release.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Army has made transfers and postings of twelve major generals in this regard.
RAWALPINDI -- The process of appointments and transfers of high ranking Army officers is continuing as 11 major generals have been awarded with new responsibilities on Friday.
Six Major Generals of Pakistan Army have been promoted to the rank of Lt.
ISLAMABAD -- Army Promotion Board from Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in its meeting held here on Friday promoted 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals.
RAWALPINDI -- Four Major Generals of the Pakistan Army have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General on Friday.

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