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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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