field marshal(redirected from Field-marshal)
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n. Abbr. FM
An officer in some European armies, usually ranking just below the commander in chief.
(Military) an officer holding the highest rank in the British and certain other armies
an officer of the highest rank in the British army.
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|Noun||1.||field 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"