air chief marshal

noun

Definition of air chief marshal

: a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a general in the army

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Recent Examples on the Web The king has owned a number of pet poodles, one of which was granted the military rank of air chief marshal. Hannah Beech, New York Times, "‘Extremely Evil Misconduct’: Thailand’s Palace Intrigue Spills Into View," 6 Nov. 2019

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Air chief marshal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20chief%20marshal. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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