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.

lieutenant general

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

lieuten′ant gen′eral


n.
a commissioned army or air force officer ranking above a major general.
[1480–90]
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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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At length appears the lieutenant general, our dear Prince Auersperg von Mautern himself.
Lieutenant General Sherman was to have been of the party also, but the Indian war compelled his presence on the plains.
replied D'Artagnan, who wished for nothing better than an opportunity to distinguish himself under the eye of the lieutenant general.
Rawalpindi -- Director General ISPR Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa has said why the Indians are hiding their heavy loss.
In a series of promotions, dated 26 December 2015, signed by the chairman and commander-in-chief of the SPLM/SPLA (IO), Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, over 400 senior officers have been promoted to the ranks of First Lieutenant General, Lieutenant General, Major General and Brigadier General, respectively.
The CNU, appreciative of the invaluable services Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake rendered for the benefit of thousands of ex-child combatants in his capacity as the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation earlier during the years 2009 - 2010, congratulated him on his assumption of duties as the Commander of the Army and hailed Lieutenant General Ratnayake's tenure of office as the former Commissioner General of Rehabilitation.
Lieutenant General Dahi added there was a 12 per cent decline in road deaths last year compared to 2007.
Wright has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, United States Forces Japan and Commander, Fifth Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota AB, Japan.
Next, Lieutenant General Walters commented on the changing nature of security cooperation.
Lieutenant General Pulkkinen opened the conference by stating that EU-NATO cooperation is experiencing a tangible momentum since the Joint Declaration was released by our leaders in Warsaw last year, with EUMS and NATO IMS duly involved and fully committed in the process.
Lieutenant General Ahmed Abdalla al-Naw has replaced Lieutenant General Mohamed Graham Omer Sha'oul as the SAF General Inspector, General Isam Mubarak Habib Allah Ibrahim has been appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and General Ibrahim Mohamed Al-Hassan as the Chairman of the Joint Operations Staff.
Lieutenant General was the chief guest at the passing out parade of the 35th batch of the Pakistan Coast Guard.