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noun 
  1. One who has a position of authority in a hierarchy, hierarchical organization, especially in military, police or government organizations.
  2. One who holds a public office.
  3. An agent or servant imparted with the ability, to some degree, to act on initiative.
  4. (context, colloquial, military) A simple contraction of the term "commissioned officer."
verb 
  1. (transitive): To supply with officers.
  2. (transitive): To command like an .
Etymology: From (term, officer, , lang=af) (term, officier), from (term, officiarius, , official), from (term, officium, , office) + (term, -arius, -Ärius, -er).


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