company officer


: a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps of the rank of captain, first lieutenant, or second lieutenant

called also company grade officer

compare field officer, general officer

Examples of company officer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Businesses also would not be able to offer any incentives for writing positive reviews and would prohibit company officers and managers from writing reviews without disclosing their roles. Ramishah Maruf, CNN, 1 July 2023 The relative, Allie Mallad, who lives in Florida, filed a lawsuit last week in Wayne County Circuit Court against Lefty's founders Hussein (Sam) Berry, of Canton, and Nayfe Berry, of Dearborn Heights, as well as the company itself — Lefty's Holdings — and a company officer. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, 16 Feb. 2023 But has any ranking company officer sat down and explained to them how many cents out of every dollar of revenue go to the shareholders who own the company? Byjean-Sébastien Jacques, Fortune, 4 Oct. 2022 The City’s Finest patrols to bypass the city’s 911 system to contact a company officer to report an incident or request an escort. Jeremy Kohler, ProPublica, 12 Sep. 2022 Charles Lumpkin, a company officer, uttered the n-word to his cadets in an episode that has not been previously reported. Michael Melia,, 26 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of company officer was in 1832

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“Company officer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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