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Definition of Officer

Officer

  1. One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.
  2. Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
  3. To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
  4. To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.

Officer Quotations

Let me be clear - no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
Antonio Villaraigosa

Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer - its guarantor. The people's votes and the people's guns are always inseparable twins.
Robert Mugabe

In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.
Yakov Smirnoff

Surely the fact that a uniformed police officer is wearing his hair below his collar will make him no less identifiable as a policeman.
Thurgood Marshall

As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants.
Gustav Stresemann
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Officer Translations

officer in Danish is embedsmand, officer
officer in Dutch is officier
officer in Finnish is virkailija
officer in French is fonctionnaire, officier
officer in German is leitender Angestellter, Offizier, Beamter
officer in Italian is funzionario
officer in Spanish is funcionario
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