field marshal

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field marshal

n. Abbr. FM
An officer in some European armies, usually ranking just below the commander in chief.

field marshal

n
(Military) an officer holding the highest rank in the British and certain other armies

field′ mar`shal


n.
an officer of the highest rank in the British army.
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Noun1.field marshal - an officer holding the highest rank in the armyfield marshal - an officer holding the highest rank in the army
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"
marshal, marshall - (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
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A field-marshal has his uniform; a bishop his silk apron; a counsellor his silk gown; a beadle his cocked hat.
but I do, as he has made me a baron and a field-marshal, and I shall never forget that for these two titles I am indebted to his happy return to France.
Prime Minister Mahlab confirmed relevant government departments and ministries are jointly preparing for the planned polls Mahlab's remarks came on heels of an announcement by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Military Production Field-Marshal Abdulfattah El-Sisi that he resigned from his post.

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