lieutenant general


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lieutenant general

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

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank in certain armies, air forces, and marine corps, immediately junior to a general
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lieuten′ant gen′eral


n.
a commissioned army or air force officer ranking above a major general.
[1480–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full generallieutenant general - a general officer ranking above a major general and below a full general
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"
general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
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