lieutenant general(redirected from lieutenant generals)
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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.
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank in certain armies, air forces, and marine corps, immediately junior to a general
a commissioned army or air force officer ranking above a major general.
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|Noun||1.||lieutenant 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