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n. pl. adjutants general Abbr. AG
1. An adjutant of a unit having a general staff.
2. An officer in charge of the National Guard in one of the US states.
3. Adjutant General The chief administrative officer, a major general, of the US Army.
n, pl adjutants general
1. (Military) army
a. a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
b. a general's executive officer
2. (Military) army US the adjutant of a military unit with general staff
n., pl. adjutants general.
a. the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the U.S. Army.
b. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff.
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