warrant officer


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warrant officer

n.
A military officer, usually a skilled technician or a helicopter pilot, intermediate in rank between a noncommissioned officer and a commissioned officer, having authority by virtue of a warrant.

warrant officer

n
(Military) an officer in certain armed services who holds a rank between those of commissioned and noncommissioned officers. In the British army, the rank has two classes. See regimental sergeant major, company sergeant major

war′rant of`ficer


n.
1. (in the U.S. armed forces) an officer of one of four grades ranking above enlisted personnel and below commissioned officers.
2. a similar officer in other countries.
[1685–95]
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Noun1.warrant officer - holds rank by virtue of a warrant
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"
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
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