The foremost or leading position:
A person having great power or authority:
(--- U.S. Marine Corps) An officer of the highest rank
A commanding officer, specif. one in charge of a fort or military school
A military officer in charge of a unit, post, camp, base, or station.
The officials in the executive branch of a government and their policies and principles
(UK) The queen's representative in some Commonwealth territories, comparable to a Governor General.
The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
One having authority to direct.
The definition of an officer is a person in a position of authority in a business, the police, the military or other group.
A person who controls a political machine or organization, as in a county
A popular or influential leader or advocate, as of a movement or idea:
A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, especially the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
One who accepts the guidance, command, or leadership of another:
an officer in the airforce
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