Definition of 'officer'
Example sentences containing 'officer'
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The days when chief financial officers confined themselves to tax and budgeting are well and truly gone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Prison officers noticed her acting suspiciously and found two grams of the drug in her mouth. The Sun (2016)Last month he walked up to a group of police officers and presented them with fake flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was no sign of the bodyguards or protocol officers which usually surround senior officers. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Armed officers took part in some raids. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The leak horrified senior officers at the base. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These images highlight the dangers that police officers face day in and day out while patrolling the streets. The Sun (2016)Last week their ex-chief financial officer was cleared by accountancy watchdogs. The Sun (2016)The former army officer seized power in a bloodless coup in 1994 and once pledged to lead Gambia for a billion years. Times, Sunday Times (2017) The officers may be flying the drones from a base in the Lincolnshire countryside, but once inside the hangar they are at war. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He went on to give other prisoners detailed instructions on how to force officers to comply. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He told me a group of army officers had been arrested to foil a coup plot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Three police officers and four government workers were also killed in the gunfight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Officers say that there was no evidence of violence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was surrounded by police officers and saying she was sorry for wasting their time. The Sun (2010)There is also a yearly members v officers cricket match. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Chief executive and chief financial officer resign. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The auditor says that the report does not suggest that any officer or councillor acted dishonestly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only one career path for police officer positions means that the range of perspectives is limited. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One senior officer involved in the process defended it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What happened that night between her officers and her captain? Times, Sunday Times (2016) Armed officers with shields and dogs could be seen on the lawns. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He upset forces and senior officers but he did not pull his punches. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Police officers run toward the problem while others run away. Christianity Today (2000)One police officer and a member of the public sustained minor injuries. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Government veterinary officers are also tracing other horses that may have been in contact with the infected animals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two years ago, only three officers had direct responsibility for such crimes across the entire force. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Officers say that about eight people apply for each place, and few get in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A police van was burnt and a car was driven at a group of officers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One former senior officer said: 'We have not trained for a general war in two or three years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'officer'
British English: officer /ˈɒfɪsə/ NOUN
In the armed forces, an officer is a person in a position of authority.
- American English: officer
- Arabic: ضَابِطٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oficial
- Chinese: 官员
- Croatian: časnik
- Czech: důstojník
- Danish: officer
- Dutch: officier
- European Spanish: oficial
- Finnish: upseeri
- French: officier
- German: Offizier
- Greek: αξιωματικός
- Italian: ufficiale
- Japanese: 士官
- Korean: 장교
- Norwegian: offiser
- Polish: urzędnik
- European Portuguese: oficial
- Romanian: ofițer
- Russian: офицер
- Spanish: oficial
- Swedish: officer
- Thai: นายทหาร
- Turkish: görevli memur polis/asker
- Ukrainian: офіцер
- Vietnamese: sĩ quan
Definition of officer from the Collins English Dictionary
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