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Joint Chiefs of Staff

n. Abbr. JCS
The principal military advisory group to the President of the United States, composed of the chiefs of the Army, Navy, and Air Force and the commandant of the Marine Corps.

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n.pl.
the chief military advisory body to the President of the U.S., consisting of the Chiefs of Staff of the Army and the Air Force, the commandant of the Marine Corps, the Chief of Naval Operations, and a chairperson drawn from one of the armed forces.
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Noun1.Joint Chiefs of Staff - the executive agency that advises the President on military questions; composed of the chiefs of the United States Army and the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and the commandant of the United States Marine Corps
executive agency - an agency of the executive branch of government
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"
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Joint Chiefs of Staff

n (Am) → gabinetto dei ministri
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