[ US /ˈɔfəsɝ, ˈɔfɪsɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒfɪsɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
    he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines
  2. someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    he is an officer of the court
    the club elected its officers for the coming year
  3. a member of a police force
    it was an accident, officer
  4. any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
VERB
  1. direct or command as an officer
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How To Use officer In A Sentence

  • Nursing commissioned officer ( NNCO ) is a special necessary colony. Educate to NNCO is a new thing.
  • Moreover, Mr Webb's point about what he calls disinterested management -- that is to say, the management of banks by officers whose remuneration bears no relation to the profit made on each piece of business transacted -- is one of the matters in which English banking seems likely at least to be modified. War-Time Financial Problems
  • A police officer ordered me to get out of the car.
  • Officers ushered her into a side room with him. The Sun
  • Minister for Defence Robert Hill talks with an Australian Army captain and warrant officer at a Middle East base.
  • Probation officers were supposed to have been keeping a close watch on him. The Sun
  • Relations with the regulatory agencies are coordinated by the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Commander Laurel D' ken smiled wryly as the blue haired officer said to Allison, ‘We'll need to nursemaid them a bit but I think they'd be able to manage well enough.’
  • Officers used a digger to carve out a trench 10ft deep and 40ft long to get to the van. The Sun
  • Traffic officers claim the new gun can't be picked up by speeding motorists who use radar detectors to avoid being caught.
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