brigadier general(redirected from One star general)
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1. A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above colonel and below major general.
2. One who holds this rank.
n, pl brigadier generals
1. (Military) an officer of the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who holds a rank junior to a major general but senior to a colonel, usually commanding a brigade
2. (Military) the former name for a brigadier1
n., pl. brigadier generals.
an officer in the U.S. Army of the rank between colonel and major general.