case officer

noun

: an intelligence officer who recruits agents and manages their activities

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of case officer was in 1968

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“Case officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/case%20officer. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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