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warrant officer

noun

Simple Definition of warrant officer

  • : an officer of middle rank in various branches of the armed forces

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of warrant officer

  1. 1 :  an officer in the armed forces holding rank by virtue of a warrant and ranking above a noncommissioned officer and below a commissioned officer

  2. 2 :  a commissioned officer ranking below an ensign in the navy or coast guard and below a second lieutenant in the marine corps

1693

First Known Use of warrant officer

1693


WARRANT OFFICER Defined for Kids

warrant officer

noun

Definition of warrant officer for Students

  1. :  an officer in the armed forces in one of the grades between commissioned officers and noncommissioned officers




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