lieutenant colonel


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lieutenant colonel

n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above major and below colonel.
2. One who holds this rank.

lieutenant colonel

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a colonel in certain armies, air forces, and marine corps

lieuten′ant colo′nel


n.
a commissioned army or air force officer ranking above a major.
[1590–1600]
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Noun1.lieutenant colonel - a commissioned officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines holding a rank above major and below colonellieutenant colonel - a commissioned officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines holding a rank above major and below colonel
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"
colonel - a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general
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A short, swarthy lieutenant colonel of hussars with thick mustaches and whiskers rode up to the gate and, glancing at Prince Andrew, inquired whether his Serene Highness was putting up there and whether he would soon be back.
The lieutenant colonel turned to a smart orderly, who, with the peculiar contempt with which a commander in chief's orderly speaks to officers, replied:
The lieutenant colonel of hussars smiled beneath his mustache at the orderly's tone, dismounted, gave his horse to a dispatch runner, and approached Bolkonski with a slight bow.
I'm Lieutenant Colonel Denisov, better known as 'Vaska,'" said Denisov, pressing Prince Andrew's hand and looking into his face with a particularly kindly attention.
The English, repulsed foot by foot, beaten in all encounters, and defeated in the passage of the Isle of Loie, were obliged to re-embark, leaving on the field of battle two thousand men, among whom were five colonels, three lieutenant colonels, two hundred and fifty captains, twenty gentlemen of rank, four pieces of cannon, and sixty flags, which were taken to Paris by Claude de St.
Speaking to local Arabic daily Arrayah , CID assistant director Lieutenant Colonel Ali Hassan al-Kubaisi pointed out that an inspection campaign on mobile repair and maintenance workshops resulted in the confiscation of 60 computers, where personal data retrieved from customers' devices were uploaded and stored.
The investigation established that the lieutenant colonel under the influence of alcohol on October 15, 2015 beat up the military officer without any reason.
Panaji (Goa) [India], Aug 25 ( ANI ): Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday appealed to everyone not to politicize matter revolving around Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit's bail and said he was not given adequate protection by the Army.
Speaking on Day 1, Lieutenant Colonel Monnin will discuss modern French surface-based air defence capabilities for national defence and international operations.
Lieutenant Colonel Jensen said, "I was deployed to Kosovo during September 11th, and I remember vividly receiving an email from my dad the next day informing me that Suzanne was on the flight that crashed into the Pentagon.
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Superintendent Police (SP) Kashif Zulfiqar said that unknown armed men attack on Lieutenant Colonel Tariq Ghafoor when his security guard entered in mosque for Friday prayer and colonel was doing something in his premio car trunk.