group captain

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group captain

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank senior to a wing commander but junior to an air commodore in the RAF and certain other air forces
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Noun1.group captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the armygroup captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army
senior pilot, captain - the pilot in charge of an airship
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group captain

n (Aer) → comandante m di gruppo
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Anyway, it'll be more fun to wait until it's back at Muirfield before she makes it - I'd pay good money to see all those group captains and knights of the realm spluttering into their Tanqueray and tonics
The dancers are divided according to tribe; and group captains, who are elected leaders, select the dances for each program from tribal repertoire.
While two Air Commodores, seven Group Captains, five Wing Commanders have also been conferred Vayu Sena Medal for devotion to duty.