field officer

field officer
army officer ranking above a captain

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  • Field officer — Field Field (f[=e]ld), n. [OE. feld, fild, AS. feld; akin to D. veld, G. feld, Sw. f[ a]lt, Dan. felt, Icel. fold field of grass, AS. folde earth, land, ground, OS. folda.] 1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Field officer — Officer Of fi*cer, n. [F. officier. See {Office}, and cf. {Official}, n.] 1. One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • field officer — field .officer n 1.) BrE someone who works for an organization whose job involves practical outdoor work, especially work connected with the countryside 2.) an officer of high rank in the British army …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • field officer — ► NOUN ▪ a major, lieutenant colonel, or colonel …   English terms dictionary

  • field officer — n. Mil. a colonel, lieutenant colonel, or major …   English World dictionary

  • Field officer — A field officer or field grade officer is an Army, Marine, or air force commissioned officer senior in rank to a company officer but junior to a general officer; in the U.S. Navy, it is an officer who is a Lieutenant Commander, Commander, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Field officer's court — Field Field (f[=e]ld), n. [OE. feld, fild, AS. feld; akin to D. veld, G. feld, Sw. f[ a]lt, Dan. felt, Icel. fold field of grass, AS. folde earth, land, ground, OS. folda.] 1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • field officer — field′ of ficer n. mil an officer holding a field grade • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • Field Officer in Brigade Waiting — The Field Officer in Brigade Waiting holds an appointment in the Royal Household. He performs his duties at State Ceremonies under the authority of the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Lord Chamberlain and the Earl Marshal. The Field Officer in… …   Wikipedia

  • field officer — noun A (para)military commissioned officer who holds a field grade, ranking under general officers but above lower grades and fit to command medium size units on the field, such as a batalion or regiment; or a non army equivalents in rank See… …   Wiktionary

  • field officer — noun an officer holding the rank of major or lieutenant colonel or colonel • Syn: ↑field grade officer, ↑FO • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine …   Useful english dictionary

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